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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
346 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

For waters beyond five nautical miles of shore on Lake Erie

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...Low pressure 29.30 inches just east of James Bay will
force a cold front across the lake this morning. A trough
averaging 29.70 inches will cross the lake this evening. High
pressure 30.50 inches from the northern Plains will shift across
the Ohio Valley Sunday. Low pressure 29.80 inches will track from
northern Ontario to New England Tuesday forcing a cold front
across Lake Erie early Tuesday. High pressure 30.40 inches will
build southeast over the lake Wednesday.

LEZ162>164-201430-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
346 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
slight chance of showers early, then a chance of showers late
this morning. Showers likely this afternoon. A chance of
waterspouts late. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely early, then a chance of rain
showers late in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LEZ165>167-201430-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-the-Lake OH-
346 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A
chance of showers early, then showers. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms late. A chance of waterspouts this afternoon. Waves
9 to 12 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms early, then showers. Showers with a chance of snow
showers late. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-168-169-201430-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
346 AM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A
chance of showers this morning, then showers this afternoon. A
chance of waterspouts this afternoon. Waves 9 to 12 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Rain showers through the
early overnight, then a chance of snow and rain showers likely
late. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain
showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-201430-
MAFOR 2009/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11640 11620 11626 11636 11746 11740 11750 11740. A
chance of waterspouts this afternoon. A chance of thunderstorms
this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet today. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to
5 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11640 11630 12626 11746 11846 11746 11747. A
chance of waterspouts this afternoon. A chance of thunderstorms
this afternoon. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and
occasionally around 16 feet today. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7
to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11640 11630 12626 11636 11846 11740 11730. A chance
of waterspouts this afternoon. A chance of snow showers
overnight. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet, and
occasionally around 16 feet today. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to
5 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet tonight.

$$



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