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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
401 AM EST Tue Jan 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...An elongated area of high pressure 30.40 inches
stretching across the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys will
continue southeast today. Low pressure 29.50 inches will move
across the northern Lakes tonight, extending a cold front across
Lake Erie on Wednesday. High pressure 30.30 inches will build
into the Great Lakes region on Wednesday night. Low pressure
29.90 inches will move through the Ohio Valley on Thursday night
and off the New England coast by Friday night. High pressure 30.50
inches will build over the eastern Lakes on Friday night into
Saturday before low pressure 29.40 inches enters the region 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-
401 AM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of flurries or areas of freezing drizzle. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of flurries or patchy freezing drizzle in the
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming
southeast. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves
1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
401 AM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of flurries. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Areas of freezing drizzle or a chance of light snow
early, then a chance of light snow or patchy freezing drizzle
from late evening on. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. A chance of light snow or patchy freezing drizzle in
the morning, then patchy freezing drizzle in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow likely Thursday night. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

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MAFOR 1510/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13510 13520 11530 11630. Areas of light freezing
drizzle tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet today.
Waves 3 to 6 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12510 13520 13530. Areas of light freezing
drizzle this evening, then a chance of very light snow or patchy
light freezing drizzle overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 5 feet today. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12510 13520 11530 12540. Patchy light freezing
drizzle this evening, then a chance of very light snow or patchy
light freezing drizzle overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 5 feet today. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet tonight.

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