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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1002 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 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 29.70 inches over Southeast Michigan will
move northeast into Canada by this evening. As the low moves into
Quebec tonight, a trailing cold front will move across the lakes.
A trough averaging 29.90 inches will linger across the lake
Wednesday. High pressure 30.20 inches will build over the area
Thursday and will be centered over western Pennsylvania by Friday
morning. A warm front will lift northeast across the lake
Saturday.

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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-
1002 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms late this morning, then
showers and thunderstorms likely early this afternoon. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of waterspouts. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 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 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-
1002 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms late this morning, then
showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely early, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms late in the evening. A chance of showers after
midnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
waterspouts. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 2115/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11429 11520 12620 14720. Chance of waterspouts
Wednesday morning. Chance of thunderstorms late this morning.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. Waves 1 to 3
feet building to 2 to 4 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet
tonight and Wednesday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11429 12529 11620 14720. Chance of waterspouts
Wednesday morning. Chance of thunderstorms late this morning.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, then chance of
showers overnight. Chance of showers Wednesday morning. Waves 1
to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5
feet tonight and Wednesday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12419 12529 12620 11720 11710. Chance of
waterspouts Wednesday morning. Chance of thunderstorms late this
morning. Chance of showers overnight and Wednesday morning. Waves
1 to 3 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6
feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Wednesday morning.

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