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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
339 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 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 of 29.90 inches near the west end of Lake
Ontario will continue to move east tonight. This system will pull
a weak cold front across Lake Erie tonight. High pressure of
30.00 inches will build southeast out of Canada Sunday and move to
New England Monday. The next low pressure system will move
northeast through the Central Great Lakes on Tuesday and will drag
a strong cold front across the lake by early Wednesday.

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Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
339 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms this evening, then a slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight. A slight chance of
showers late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely Monday night. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Showers likely during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
339 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely early, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms. A chance of showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 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.

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MAFOR 1721/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11500 11600 12700 13810 11100. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms this evening. Waves 2 feet or less tonight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12510 11600 11700 11810 13110. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11610 11519 11500 11600 11800 13110. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms early this evening. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Chance of showers Saturday morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3
feet Saturday.

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