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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
955 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 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 ridge averaging 30.20 inches will be
located across southern Ohio into tonight. Low pressure 29.50
inches moves east across Ontario into Quebec by sunrise Wednesday
dragging a cold front across the lake. High pressure 30.50 inches
will cross the lower Ohio Valley Wednesday night and Thursday
reaching the Mid Atlantic coast by Friday. On Saturday low
pressure 29.30 inches moves east across James Bay. A cold front
associated with the James Bay low will drag a cold front across
Lake Erie early Saturday.

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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-
955 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

$$

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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-
955 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots.
A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

$$

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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-
955 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. A
slight chance of showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves 7 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Showers likely Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Showers likely during the day, then a chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1615/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13530 11540 11640 12630 11730. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Wednesday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11530 12540 13640 12630. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet this
afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet
tonight. Waves 5 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet
Wednesday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11530 13540 12640 12630. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 7 to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet this afternoon.
Waves 7 to 11 feet, and occasionally around 14 feet tonight.
Waves 6 to 9 feet, and occasionally around 11 feet Wednesday
morning.

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