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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
407 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 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 near James Bay will deepen
to 29.00 inches as it reaches Quebec early Saturday. This will
take a cold front across Lake Erie late tonight. A secondary
trough will cross the lake Saturday 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 early next week while taking a cold front
across Lake Erie early Tuesday.

LEZ162>164-200215-
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-
407 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers through the early overnight, then a slight chance of
showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of showers early, then showers likely from late morning
on. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. Showers likely in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
2 feet or less.

$$

LEZ165-200215-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
407 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west after
midnight. A chance of showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers early,
then showers. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms late. Waves
6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 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 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-166>169-200215-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
407 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales after midnight. A chance of showers
this evening, then showers likely after midnight. A chance of
showers late. Waves 7 to 10 feet building to 10 to 14 feet. Waves
occasionally around 18 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Showers. Waves 10 to 13 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely
overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ161-200215-
MAFOR 1921/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12540 11540 11640 11640 11630 11626 11636. A chance
of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet building
to 6 to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves 6
to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally around 11
feet Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12540 11550 12650
11636 11626 11636. A chance of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon.
Waves 6 to 10 feet building to 9 to 13 feet, and occasionally
around 16 feet tonight. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 8
feet, and occasionally around 15 feet Saturday.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12540 12556 11656 11636
11626 11636. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 10 to 14 feet, and
occasionally around 18 feet tonight. Waves 10 to 13 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 16 feet
Saturday.

$$



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