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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
950 PM EDT Fri Mar 15 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...Deep low pressure 29.00 inches over eastern Quebec
will continue northeast overnight sending a weak surface trough
southeast across the lake. Saturday high pressure 30.40 inches
over the central and southern Plains will begin to drift east
building into the lower Ohio Valley as a cold front across the
central Great Lakes stalls and weakens. Sunday a weak low 30.20
inches will move east across southern Ohio. High pressure avenging
30.30 inches will build back across the lakes Monday and Tuesday.
Wednesday, low pressure 29.60 inches will move southeast across
the lakes.

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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-
950 PM EDT Fri Mar 15 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A slight chance of
snow showers late this evening. A slight chance of snow showers
late. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 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-
950 PM EDT Fri Mar 15 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. A slight chance of snow showers. The lake is mostly ice
covered.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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MAFOR 1603/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14620 11630 11620 11610 11600. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Saturday.
Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday evening. Wave heights are for ice free
areas.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11630 13620 11630 12620 11600. Waves 3 to 6 feet
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet Saturday.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less Saturday evening.
Wave heights are for ice free areas.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12630 11620 13630 11620 11610. A chance of snow
showers late this evening. Waves omitted due to the lake being
mostly ice covered.

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