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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
338 AM EST Wed Dec 6 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 28.90 inches near James Bay will shift
across northern Ontario today and bring a trough across Lake Erie
Thursday. A clipper 29.60 inches will work across the lakes
Saturday bringing a cold front across Lake Erie. Ridging averaging
30.20 inches from the Tennessee Valley will nudge toward the lower
lakes briefly Sunday.

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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-
338 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers this morning, then a chance of flurries this
afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 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-
338 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Snow showers likely early, then a chance of snow showers from
late morning on. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely early,
then a chance of snow showers from late evening on. Waves 7 to
10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves
3 to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 0610/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12540 11530 14630 11620.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7
feet...and occasionally around 11 feet today. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet
tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11557 13540 12640
12630. A chance of snow showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to
7 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 15 feet today. Waves 6 to
10 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 13
feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12557 12540 12647 12630.
A chance of snow showers this afternoon and overnight. Waves 10
to 14 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet...and occasionally around 18
feet today. Waves 6 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
tonight.

$$



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