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FZUS61 KCLE 172018
Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
318 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017
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...High pressure 30.30 inches over western Pennsylvania
will move off the East Coast tonight. Low pressure 29.40 inches
over the Plains States will deepen to 29.00 inches as it crosses
the eastern Great Lakes Saturday night and Quebec on Sunday. The
associated cold front will sweep across Lake Erie Saturday
evening. High pressure 30.20 inches will cross the lower Ohio
Valley Monday night. The next cold front will drop across Lake
Erie late Tuesday.
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-
318 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017
Gale Warning - IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
Tonight - South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers
late this evening. Rain showers with a chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales overnight. Showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet
building to 10 to 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers in the morning,
then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
9 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow and rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.