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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie...UPDATED
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
643 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 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...A trough averaging 29.70 inches will cross the lake
this 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 Tuesday
forcing a cold front across Lake Erie early Tuesday. High pressure
30.40 inches will build southeast over the lake 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-
Lake Erie open waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
643 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of waterspouts in the evening. A chance of rain showers
and thunderstorms early, then a chance of rain showers late in
the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 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 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ165>167-210215-
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-
643 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of waterspouts. Rain showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms early, then a chance of rain showers from late
evening on. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the morning. A chance of
rain showers in the morning. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 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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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-
643 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms early, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of showers after
midnight. A chance of waterspouts. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to
7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
waterspouts. A chance of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 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 2021/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11746 11756 11750 11740
12730 11720 11610. A chance of waterspouts this evening. A chance
of thunderstorms this evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 7 to
10 feet, then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around
13 feet tonight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet, and
occasionally around 9 feet Sunday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11746 11756 11750
11746 11740 11730 12720. A chance of waterspouts tonight and
Sunday morning. A chance of thunderstorms tonight. Waves 5 to 8
feet building to 8 to 11 feet, then subsiding to 6 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 14 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet Sunday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11736 11846 11840 11830 14720. A chance of
waterspouts this evening. A chance of thunderstorms this evening.
Waves 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves
3 to 5 feet Sunday.

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