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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
946 AM EST Sun Jan 20 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...Low pressure 29.40 inches near the upper Ohio valley
will deepen to 29.20 inches as it moves into southern New England
this afternoon and through Nova Scotia tonight. High pressure
30.60 inches from the northern lakes will build across Lake Erie
on Monday. The high will move east Tuesday as low pressure 29.60
inches over Missouri reaches the central lakes late Tuesday night
into Wednesday morning. The low will force a cold front across
Lake Erie early Wednesday. A ridge averaging 30.00 inches will
build across the lake on Thursday.

LEZ162-163-202300-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
946 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

.REST OF TODAY...North winds to 30 knots. Freezing spray late
this morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Rain and snow Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow likely during the day, then a
chance of snow Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

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LEZ061-164>169-202300-
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-
946 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

.REST OF TODAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
Freezing spray. A slight chance of snow showers late this
morning, then a chance of snow showers this afternoon. Waves 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Freezing spray. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. Rain
and snow Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of snow and
rain Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet.

$$

LEZ161-202300-
MAFOR 2016/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11840 11830 14730 11730 11720. A chance of snow
showers late this morning. Waves 5 to 9 feet, and occasionally
around 11 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3
to 6 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6
feet Monday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12840 14730 11730 11720. A chance of snow
showers this afternoon and overnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet, and
occasionally around 13 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet,
and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Monday
morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11840 14730 11730 12720. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet this afternoon and tonight. Waves 3
to 6 feet Monday morning.

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