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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
757 PM EST Mon Dec 4 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 strong cold front will cross Lake Erie Tuesday
followed by a series of weaker reinforcing cold fronts through the
end of the workweek. Low pressure 29.70 inches will develop north
of Lake Erie on Saturday and drag another strong cold front
across the lake by the end of the day.

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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-
757 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms this evening, then showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Showers late. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. A chance of showers early. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
757 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms late this evening. Showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms after midnight, then showers late. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Showers
early, then a chance of showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of snow and
rain showers overnight. Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally
around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
Lake Erie open waters from Geneva-on-the-Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie open waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
757 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. A chance of thunderstorms with a slight chance of
showers late this evening. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
after midnight, then showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Showers
through early afternoon, then a chance of showers late. Waves
5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knots. Rain showers likely
in the evening, then a chance of snow and rain showers overnight.
Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Snow showers. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then snow
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 0504/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11446 11536 11530
12540 11650 11550. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late
this evening,...then a chance of thunderstorms overnight. A
chance of showers Tuesday morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet overnight. Waves 4
to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet Tuesday. Waves 6 to 9
feet...and occasionally around 11 feet Tuesday evening.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 12446 11546
12540 12550. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late this
evening,...then a chance of thunderstorms overnight. A chance of
showers Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet
overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet...and occasionally around 11 feet
Tuesday. Waves 8 to 11 feet...and occasionally around 14 feet
Tuesday evening.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 12446 11436 11546
11640 11550 11556. A chance of showers Tuesday evening. Waves 3
to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 9
feet overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet...and
occasionally around 11 feet Tuesday. Waves 8 to 12 feet...and
occasionally around 15 feet Tuesday evening.

$$



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