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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
951 AM EST Thu Dec 7 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 trough of low pressure averaging 29.90 inches will
cross Lake Erie this afternoon into tonight. Low pressure 29.60
inches will move east across the Great Lakes Saturday forcing a
cold front across Lake Erie. A ridge of high pressure averaging
30.20 inches over the Tennessee Valley will briefly nudge toward
the lower lakes on Sunday. Another cold front will drop across the
lake on Monday.

LEZ162>164-072115-
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-
951 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A slight chance of
snow showers, then a chance of snow showers late. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then snow
showers likely Monday night. 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-
951 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday night. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 0716/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13630 11620 12630 12530. A chance of snow showers
this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 15630 12530. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5
to 8 feet...and occasionally around 8 feet.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11627 14620 11620 11537 11530. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 8 feet.

$$



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