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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
947 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

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...A secondary weak cold front will cross the lake today.
Saturday deep low pressure 29.50 inches will move northeast near
the Ohio River Valley reaching the Middle Atlantic Coast by Sunday
morning. High pressure 30.50 inches will build across the lake on
Monday. The high will move east Tuesday as low pressure 29.60
inches over Missouri reaches the central lakes by evening.

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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-
947 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow late in the evening. Snow likely after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north.
Freezing spray. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Freezing spray. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
likely during the day, then snow and rain likely Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
947 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Snow likely late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north.
Freezing spray. Snow in the evening, then a chance of snow
overnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of snow showers during the day. Freezing spray. Waves
6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow during the day, then snow likely Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1816/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11600 11700 11800 11100 11110 11120 11237 11137.
Waves 2 feet or less this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12710 12810 11110 11120 12137. Waves 1 to 3 feet
this afternoon and tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6
feet Saturday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12610 11710 11810 11110 12120 11137. Waves 1 to 3
feet this afternoon and tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 5 feet Saturday morning.

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