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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
920 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 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...Low pressure of 29.90 inches over the Central Great
Lakes will move east towards Lake Ontario today. This system will
pull a weak cold front across Lake Erie early this evening. High
pressure of 30.00 inches will build southeast out of Canada Sunday
and move to New England Monday. The next low pressure system will
move northeast through the Central Great Lakes on Tuesday.

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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-
920 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms late this morning, then scattered showers with
a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the early overnight. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

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 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-
920 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Isolated showers and thunderstorms late this
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. A chance of
showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Showers
and thunderstorms likely during the day, then a chance of showers
Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1715/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12510 12600 13800 11110. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight. Waves 2 feet or less
this afternoon and tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11510 12610 11606 11600 11700 11810 11110.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Chance of
thunderstorms this evening, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight and Saturday
morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12510 11610 11616 11600 11700 12110. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms
this evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
Chance of showers Saturday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$


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