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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1010 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 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...Low pressure 29.30 inches near James Bay will extend a
cold front across the lake overnight. The low will deepen to
29.00 inches as it reaches Quebec tomorrow morning. A secondary
trough will cross the lake Saturday evening. High pressure 30.50
inches from the northern Plains will shift across the Ohio Valley
Sunday. Low pressure 29.80 inches will track from northern Ontario
to New England early next week while taking a cold front across
Lake Erie early Tuesday.

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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-
1010 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A
slight chance of showers late. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of showers early, then showers likely from late morning
on. A chance of waterspouts from late morning on. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Showers likely in the evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
2 feet or less.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
1010 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A slight
chance of showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of waterspouts. A chance of showers early, then showers.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Showers in the
evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
2 feet 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 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-
1010 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of waterspouts. A
chance of showers early, then showers from late morning on. Waves
10 to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely
overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 2003/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11540 12640 11630 11626 11636 11746 11740. A chance
of waterspouts Saturday. A chance of thunderstorms Saturday
afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet
overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet Saturday. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet Saturday evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11550 12650 13636
12746. A chance of waterspouts Saturday. A chance of
thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening. Waves 9 to
13 feet, and occasionally around 16 feet overnight. Waves 9 to 12
feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 15 feet
Saturday. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet
Saturday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12550 11650 11636 12626
12736. A chance of waterspouts Saturday. Waves 8 to 11 feet
building to 10 to 14 feet, and occasionally around 18 feet
overnight. Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 16 feet Saturday. Waves 4 to 7 feet, and
occasionally around 9 feet Saturday evening.

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