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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
309 AM EST Mon Dec 18 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 weak warm front over the east end of Lake Erie will
lift north of the lake early today. A cold front will cross the
lake Tuesday afternoon and evening. High pressure 30.20 inches
from the upper midwest will slide across the eastern Great Lakes
by Wednesday night. Low pressure 29.60 inches will track from the
southwestern states toward the Great Lakes on Friday.

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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-
309 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A slight chance of rain
with patchy drizzle early, then a chance of rain with patchy
drizzle late this morning. A slight chance of rain with patchy
drizzle this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less
than 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely. 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-
309 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. A slight chance of rain
with patchy drizzle early, then a chance of rain with patchy
drizzle from late morning on. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1810/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12510 14520 11520 11530. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle this morning today. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet,...then building to 2 to 4 feet today. Waves 2 to 4
feet building to 3 to 5 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11510 14520 11520 12530. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet today. Waves 3
to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 10
feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13510 14520 11530. A chance of rain with patchy
drizzle today. A chance of showers this evening. Waves 2 to 4
feet building to 3 to 5 feet,...then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
today. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet tonight.

$$



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