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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
937 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 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...High pressure 30.00 inches over the Ohio Valley will
shift east tonight. Low pressure 29.80 inches will track from mid
Mississippi valley to southern Michigan overnight into Thursday
morning. The low will track near Lake Ontario dragging a cold
front across Lake Erie Friday afternoon. A secondary trough will
cross the lake Friday night. High pressure 29.90 inches will build
across the Great Lakes for the weekend.

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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-
937 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms, then
showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
937 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of
showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely early, then showers and thunderstorms
from late morning on. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance
of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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 Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
937 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of
showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1603/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11500 11506 11416 12419 11429 12416. Waves 1 foot
or less overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Thursday and Thursday
evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12500 11506 12419 11426 12416. Waves 2 feet or
less overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Thursday and Thursday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 14500 12506 12416. A chance of thunderstorms
Thursday and Thursday evening. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$


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