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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
359 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 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 30.50 inches across the Ohio Valley
today will move off the mid Atlantic Coast on Friday. Low pressure
29.40 inches will move across Ontario to Quebec between Friday and
Saturday and take a cold front across Lake Erie early Saturday. A
secondary trough will cross Saturday night. High pressure 30.30
inches will build in from the west for Sunday then move to the
Carolina Coast on Monday.

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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-
359 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to 15 knots.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
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-
359 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Showers
likely. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers during the
day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 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-
359 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Showers likely.
Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Showers
likely. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1809/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11820 12710 12610 12520 11530. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3
to 6 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12720 11710 11610 11620 11520 12530. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet today. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11720 12710 11610 11620 11520 12530. Waves 3 to 6
feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet today. Waves 3 to 6 feet building
to 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet tonight.

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