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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1015 AM 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 29.40 inches across central Ontario will
deepen to 28.90 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 lower lakes
and 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.

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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-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
1015 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM TO 2 PM
EDT SATURDAY...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A slight chance
of showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of waterspouts. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of
waterspouts in the evening. A chance of rain showers in the
evening, then rain showers likely overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
1015 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves 5 to
8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of waterspouts. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of
waterspouts in the evening. Showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Waves 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 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-
1015 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales after midnight. Showers likely after
midnight. A chance of showers late. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to
9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of waterspouts. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of
waterspouts in the evening. Showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers during
the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1915/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13530 12540 12640 11630.
A chance of waterspouts Saturday morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13530 12540 12640
11630. A chance of waterspouts Saturday morning. A chance of
showers overnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday
morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 9 to 12 feet, and
occasionally around 15 feet tonight. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding
to 6 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 14 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13530 12540 11656 11650
11630. A chance of waterspouts Saturday morning. A chance of
thunderstorms Saturday morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet, and
occasionally around 9 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet
building to 9 to 13 feet, and occasionally around 16 feet
tonight. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 15 feet Saturday morning.

$$


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