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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
358 PM EDT Fri May 17 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 stall across central Ohio this evening as high
pressure 30.00 inches moves across the northern lakes. The front
will move north across the lake as a warm front Saturday night.
Low pressure 29.50 inches will move northeast across the central
lakes Sunday night and will take a cold front across the eastern
lakes Monday. High pressure 30.10 inches will then shift across
the Great Lakes Tuesday. The next warm front will lift across the
lake Tuesday night into 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-
358 PM EDT Fri May 17 2019

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A slight chance of showers
late this evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers early.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to 15 knots.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Scattered thunderstorms with a chance of showers Tuesday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
358 PM EDT Fri May 17 2019

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A slight
chance of showers after midnight. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming north and diminishing
to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Scattered thunderstorms with a chance of showers Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

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-
358 PM EDT Fri May 17 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
10 knots or less. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1721/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11100 11200 12100 12200 12210. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. A chance of showers Saturday
morning. Waves 1 foot or less tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13800 11100 11200 13210. A chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11610 11700 11100 13200 12110. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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