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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
318 PM EST Fri Dec 8 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...A series of clipper lows averaging 29.60 will drop
southeast near Lake Erie late Saturday and again late Monday
pulling trailing cold fronts across the lake. High pressure 30.00
inches will push east into Ohio by late Wednesday.

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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-
Lake Erie open waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
318 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow in the morning, then snow in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers in
the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
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 Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A slight chance of
snow showers this evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow early in the afternoon. Snow likely late. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.

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MAFOR 0822/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12530 12520 12510 12517. A chance of snow Saturday
morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet tonight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12530 12520 11510 12520 11527. A chance of snow
Saturday morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...
and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
Saturday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12530 12520 12410 12510. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Saturday.

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