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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
353 PM EST Sat Dec 9 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 29.70 inches near the western basin of
Lake Erie will continue to weaken as it drifts east. This will
bring the cold front across Lake Erie this evening. Low pressure
29.70 inches will cross the Great Lakes on Sunday taking the next
trough across the lake Sunday night. High pressure 30.00 inches
briefly builds across the lake Monday. The next low will deepen to
29.40 inches as it crosses the eastern lakes Monday night and
bring a cold front across Lake Erie early Tuesday morning. High
pressure 30.10 inches will cross the lower Ohio Valley and build
briefly across the lower lakes on Wednesday.

LEZ162>164-100330-
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-
353 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely early, then a chance of snow
showers late this evening. A slight chance of snow showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Snow likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day, then a chance of flurries Tuesday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LEZ061-165>169-100330-
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-
353 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Snow showers through the early overnight, then a
chance of snow showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY...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.

$$

LEZ161-100330-
MAFOR 0922/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11607 11717 12720 11620 13630. A chance of snow
early this evening. A chance of snow showers overnight. A chance
of snow showers Sunday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3
to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Sunday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11517 11617 11727 11720 11620 13630. A chance of
snow early this evening. A chance of snow showers overnight. A
chance of snow showers Sunday. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 10
feet Sunday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11500 11510 11617 13627 12637. A chance of snow
showers this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet...and
occasionally around 11 feet Sunday.

$$



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