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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
404 PM EST Tue Dec 12 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...Low pressure 29.50 inches over Lake Ontario will
move east to New England tonight. Arctic air will follow the
system across the eastern Great Lakes through mid week. Another
low pressure 29.50 inches will move across central Ohio Wednesday
night. High pressure 30.10 inches will move across the region
Thursday. A weak cold front will cross the lower lakes on Friday.
high pressure 30.10 inches will slide across the Ohio Valley over
the weekend.

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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-
404 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Snow in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots. Snow in the evening, then a chance of snow
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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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-
404 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow early in the
afternoon. Snow late. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during
the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow and rain showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1222/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11757 13740 11730 11620
11510 11417. A chance of snow showers tonight. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 11 feet
tonight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet Wednesday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12757 11750 12740
12620 11527. A chance of snow showers overnight. A chance of snow
Wednesday morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet...and occasionally around
15 feet tonight. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...
and occasionally around 13 feet Wednesday.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11747 11757 13747 11637
11627 11620. A chance of snow Wednesday afternoon. Waves 9 to 12
feet...and occasionally around 15 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 10
feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
Wednesday.

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