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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
404 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 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...A trough averaging 29.70 inches will pull a cold
front south across Lake Erie on Friday as low pressure deepens to
29.00 inches off the New England Coast. High pressure 30.40 inches
over the upper Great Lakes Friday night will slowly move to the
southeastern states through Sunday. A slow moving frontal boundary
will settle south across the Great Lakes early Monday. High
pressure of 30.50 inches will build southeast out of Canada 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-
404 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Waves
1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.

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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-
404 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Patchy fog this evening. Isolated rain showers this evening, then
scattered rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Scattered snow and rain showers early, then scattered
snow showers from late morning on. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves
1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
404 PM EDT Thu Mar 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog this evening.
Isolated rain and snow showers this evening, then scattered snow
and rain showers after midnight. Scattered snow showers late. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 30 knots in the afternoon. Scattered snow showers
early, then numerous snow showers from late morning on.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

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MAFOR 2121/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12600 12610 11620 19627 11720 19727 11730 19737
11720 19727. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet Friday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12600 12610 19617 11620 19626 11720 19727 11730
19737 11740 19747. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet, and
occasionally around 10 feet Friday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12600 11600 19606 11610 19616 11610 19617 11620
19627 12737. Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice
covered.

$$


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