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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
954 AM EDT Thu May 16 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...
Weak high pressure 30.00 inches returns to the eastern Lakes
today but another cold front will arrive Thursday night and stall
across Ohio on Friday. The front will move northward as a warm
front Saturday/Saturday night. Low pressure 29.50 inches will move
northeast across the central lakes Sunday night will take a cold
front across the eastern lakes Monday.

LEZ162>164-162015-
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-
954 AM EDT Thu May 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
954 AM EDT Thu May 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ061-169-162015-
Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
954 AM EDT Thu May 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast
10 knots or less. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1615/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13400 12510 11516 11616 11800. A chance of
thunderstorms overnight and Friday morning. Waves 1 foot or less
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight and Friday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11500 12400 11410 11416 12516 11710. A chance of
thunderstorms overnight and Friday morning. Waves 1 foot or less
this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Friday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11600 11400 11300 11400 11410 12516 11619. Waves 1
foot 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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