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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
930 AM EST Wed Jan 16 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 cold front will drop southeast across Lake Erie
this afternoon. High pressure 30.30 inches will build over the
central lakes tonight. Weak low pressure 29.90 inches will move
east through the Ohio River Valley Thursday into Thursday night.
A ridge from central Canada averaging 30.40 inches will reach
across the central lakes Friday into Friday night. Low pressure
29.40 inches will track near the Ohio River Valley Saturday into
Saturday night.

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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-
930 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in
the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
likely in the evening, then a chance of snow overnight. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Snow.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 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-
930 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
A slight chance of snow showers early. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in
the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
likely in the evening, then a chance of snow overnight. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
increasing to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely during the day, then
snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1616/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12710 11800 11100 12200 12310. A chance of snow
Thursday morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight and Thursday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12720 12810 11100 11200 12310. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less tonight.
Waves 2 feet or less Thursday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11630 11720 11710 11810 11800 11100 12300. Waves 6
to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 11
feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less tonight. Waves 1 foot or less Thursday morning.

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