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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
930 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2024

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...
A cold front moves southeast across Lake Erie early Wednesday
morning. High pressure 30.40 inches builds over the lake Wednesday
night before exiting to the east by Friday. A warm front lifts
across Lake Erie Saturday morning as low pressure 25.50 inches
tracks into the upper Midwest.

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Detroit River Lt. to Maumee Bay OH to Reno Beach OH beyond 5NM
offshoreline to US-Canadian border-
Reno Beach to The Islands OH beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
The Islands to Vermilion OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
930 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2024

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
A chance of showers, then a slight chance of showers late. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A slight chance of showers early. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms Friday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves
3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Vermilion to Avon Point OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
Avon Point to Willowick OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-Willowick to Geneva-on-the-
Lake OH beyond 5NM off shoreline to US-Canadian border-
930 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2024

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers, then a chance of showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers early, then a slight chance of showers late in
the morning. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Ripley to Buffalo NY extending from 5NM off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-Geneva-on-the-
Lake to Conneaut OH beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
Conneaut OH to Ripley NY beyond 5 nm off shoreline to US-
Canadian border-
930 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2024

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then a slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 2403/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12610 11710 13820 12810. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet Wednesday. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet Wednesday evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11510 12610 11720 12820 12810. A chance of
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet Wednesday. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet Wednesday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11516 11616 11610 11720 11820 12110 11100. Waves 2
to 4 feet overnight and Wednesday. Waves 1 to 3 feet Wednesday
evening.

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