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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
346 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 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 29.80 inches over the middle Mississippi
River valley will move into the central Great Lakes tonight. This
low will then continue northeast, moving north of Lake Erie, on
Friday reaching the St. Lawrence Valley Friday night. A cold
front will cross Lake Erie by early Saturday morning. 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-
346 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms through
the early overnight, then a chance of showers late. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of
showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

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-
346 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
thunderstorms this evening, then showers likely with a slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Showers likely late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
likely early, then a chance of showers late in the morning.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of
showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Monday
night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to
4 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-
346 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
thunderstorms this evening, then showers likely with a slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Showers likely late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
likely in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a
chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. 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 southeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Monday
night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1621/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13410 13510 11610 11619. Chance of showers tonight
and Friday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13410 12516 11510 11520 11629. Chance of showers
this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11300 11410 13416 11526 12529. Chance of showers
this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet Friday.

$$



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