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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1025 AM EST Sun Feb 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...Low pressure 29.70 inches will move northeast through
the Ohio Valley today towards northern Pennsylvania by tonight and
off the Atlantic Coast Monday. High pressure of 30.70 inches will
build east across the Great Lakes Region Monday night through
Tuesday night. The high will move east of the lake Wednesday as a
warm front lifts north, crossing the lake Wednesday evening. A
cold front will quickly follow, sweeping east across the lake
Wednesday night. High pressure 30.20 inches will build east toward
the lake Thursday.

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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-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
1025 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A slight chance of freezing drizzle and snow late
this morning, then a chance of snow early this afternoon. Snow
late. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Snow early, then snow and freezing rain with freezing
drizzle likely. Snow likely with a chance of freezing drizzle
late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely with patchy freezing drizzle in the morning. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
and rain likely during the day, then rain likely with a chance of
snow Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves 1 foot
or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
1025 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
early this afternoon. Snow late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow and freezing rain
in the evening, then snow, freezing rain and freezing drizzle
after midnight.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely with patchy freezing drizzle in the
morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain during the day, then rain likely with a
chance of snow Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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MAFOR 1716/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11110 13117 11110 12817 11800. Patchy light
freezing drizzle Monday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2
to 4 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less Monday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11110 11117 12127 11120 11127 11827 11810.
Patchy light freezing drizzle Monday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
this afternoon and tonight. Waves 1 foot or less Monday morning.
Wave heights are for ice free areas.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12110 12127 11130 12127 11827. Patchy light
freezing drizzle Monday morning. Waves 1 foot or less. Wave
heights are for ice free areas.

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