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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
401 PM EST Mon Dec 11 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 south of Chicago will deepen to 29.40
inches as it tracks to the eastern lakes tonight. An arctic cold
front will follow early Tuesday. A trough averaging 29.50 inches
will linger across the eastern Great Lakes into Wednesday. Another
low of 29.60 inches will move across southern Ohio on Wednesday
night. A ridge averaging 30.00 inches will move across the region
Thursday into Friday.


LEZ162>164-120330-
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-
401 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 30 knots after midnight. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers Thursday night. 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...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

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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-
401 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales. Snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 10 to 13 feet.
Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to
30 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then a chance
of snow overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
401 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Snow showers. Waves
6 to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening, then a chance of snow overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1122/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12417 11507 11637 11747
11740 11750 11740. A chance of snow early this evening. A chance
of snow showers Tuesday. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5
feet tonight. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 6 to 10 feet...and
occasionally around 13 feet Tuesday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11410 12417 11627
11747 13757. A chance of snow early this evening. Waves 1 to 3
feet building to 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet building
to 10 to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16 feet Tuesday.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11407 12417 11407 11627
11737 11747 11757. A chance of snow early this evening. Waves 1
to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet,...then subsiding to 1 to 3
feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 8 to 12 feet...and
occasionally around 15 feet Tuesday.

$$



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