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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
937 PM EST Thu Jan 17 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 low pressure 29.90 inches will move across lake
Erie tonight with a cold front crossing the lake. A second cold
front will follow on Friday. Saturday deep low pressure 29.50
inches will move northeast near the Ohio River Valley reaching
the Middle Atlantic Coast by Sunday morning. High pressure 30.50
inches will build across the lake on Monday. The high will move
east Tuesday as low pressure 29.60 inches over Missouri reaches
the central lakes by evening.

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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-
937 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers late this evening, then a slight chance of
snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow in the evening, then snow likely overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north.
Snow. Heavy freezing spray overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during
the day. Heavy freezing spray. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow. Waves 1 to 2 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-
937 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow early.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north.
Snow. Heavy freezing spray overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Heavy freezing spray. A chance of snow showers during the day,
then a chance of snow Sunday night. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow and rain during the day, then a chance
of snow Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1804/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11500 11610 11710 13700 11800 11100. A chance of
snow showers late this evening. Waves 2 feet or less.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11510 11610 12710 13700 11800. A chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11400 11517 12610 11600 11610 11700 11800. Waves 1
to 3 feet.

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