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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
924 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 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 of 29.90 inches near the west end of Lake
Ontario will continue to move east overnight. This system will
pull a weak cold front across Lake Erie overnight. High pressure
30.00 inches will build southeast out of Canada Sunday and move
to New England Monday. The next low pressure system will move
northeast through the central Great Lakes Tuesday and will drag a
strong cold front across the lake by early Wednesday.

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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-
924 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms late this evening, then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. A slight chance of
showers late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely Monday night. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Showers likely during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

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 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-
924 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance
of showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. 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 northeast. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1803/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13710 12810 11110 11100 11110. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms late this evening. Waves 1 foot or less
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday and Saturday evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12610 11710 11810 12110 12100. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or less overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday and Saturday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11600 11700 11810 14110 11100. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Chance of showers Saturday morning.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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