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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
401 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 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...High pressure of 30.00 inches over the Ohio Valley
will shift east tonight. Low pressure of 29.80 inches will track
from the central Plains to southern Michigan by Thursday extending
a warm front across the lake. The low will track to near Lake
Ontario and take a cold front across Lake Erie Friday afternoon.
A secondary trough will cross the lake later Friday. High pressure
of 29.90 inches will build across the Great Lakes for the
weekend.

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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-
401 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms late.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. 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 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-
401 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
after midnight. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of thunderstorms Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 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
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1509/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12600 11500 13400 11500 11506. Chance of showers
this evening, then chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2
feet or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13610 11510 11500 11400 11500 11510. Chance of
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet today. Waves 2 feet or less
tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11510 12610 13510 12500. Chance of showers
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$



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