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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
349 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 the
central Plains to southern Michigan by Thursday extending a warm
front across the lake. 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-
349 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms early, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms late this evening. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms after midnight. 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-
349 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this evening,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms through early
afternoon, then showers and thunderstorms late. 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-
349 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. 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 1521/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11300 11400 11500 11506 12416 11419 11429. Chance
of showers this evening. Chance of thunderstorms overnight.
Chance of thunderstorms Thursday morning. Waves 1 foot or less
tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Thursday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11510 11400 12500 11506 12416 11426. Chance of
thunderstorms overnight and Thursday. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12510 14500 12506. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms overnight. Chance of thunderstorms Thursday. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 2 feet
Thursday.

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