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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
947 PM EST Tue Jan 22 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...Low pressure 29.70 inches over the southern Plains
will track northeast into the central Lakes by Wednesday morning.
The low will deepen to 29.40 inches as it moves into southeast
Ontario by Wednesday evening, forcing a cold front east across the
lake during the day Wednesday into Wednesday evening. Low
pressure 29.60 inches will track east southeast across the
northern Lakes Thursday night forcing another cold front east
across the lake. A ridge averaging 30.20 inches will quickly build
east across the lake on Friday.

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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-
947 PM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Freezing rain likely
late this evening, then rain after midnight. Waves in ice free
areas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
through early afternoon, then a chance of rain and snow late.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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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-
947 PM EST Tue Jan 22 2019

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain, snow
and freezing rain late this evening, then a chance of rain, snow
with a slight chance of freezing rain after midnight. Rain late.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
through early afternoon, then rain likely with a chance of snow
late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
A chance of rain and snow in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.

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MAFOR 2304/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12426 13436 12530 11630. A chance of snow Wednesday
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet overnight.
Waves 3 to 5 feet Wednesday and Wednesday evening. Wave heights
are for ice free areas.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11420 11426 13436 11536 12530. A chance of snow
late this evening and Wednesday evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet
overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, and
occasionally around 9 feet Wednesday. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet Wednesday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11430 14426 11426 11536 11530. A chance of snow
overnight. A chance of snow showers Wednesday evening. Waves 3 to
6 feet overnight and Wednesday. Waves 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet Wednesday evening.

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