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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
959 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 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 29.80 inches over the middle Mississippi
River valley will track east today, reaching southern lower
Michigan tonight. This low will then continue northeast, moving north
of Lake Erie, on Friday reaching the St. Lawrence Valley Friday
night. This low will extend a cold front across Lake Erie Friday
evening, pushing south of the lake by early Saturday morning. High
pressure 29.90 inches will build across the Great Lakes for the
weekend.

LEZ162-163-162015-
Lake Erie open waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
959 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely late this morning, then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then a chance of
showers from late evening on. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ164>167-162015-
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-
959 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
late this morning, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms early, then a chance of
showers from late evening on. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms Monday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-168-169-162015-
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-
959 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers late this morning, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms early,
then showers likely from late evening on. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms Monday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1615/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12426 12420 12520 12510. Chance of thunderstorms
this afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening,
then chance of showers overnight. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms Friday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet this afternoon.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3
feet Friday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13426 11420 11426 12520 11510. Chance of showers
late this morning, then chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, then chance of
showers overnight. Chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet tonight and Friday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11500 11406 12416 12426 11420 11520. Chance of
thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms Friday morning. Waves 2 feet or less this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday morning.

$$


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