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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1007 AM EST Tue Dec 12 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 29.50 inches over Lake Ontario will
move east to New England tonight. Arctic air will follow the
system across the eastern Great Lakes through mid week. Another
low pressure 29.50 inches will move across central Ohio Wednesday
night. High pressure 30.10 inches will move across the region
Thursday. A weak cold front will cross the lower lakes on Friday.
high pressure 30.10 inches will slide across the Ohio Valley over
the weekend.

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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-
1007 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow
showers late this morning, then a slight chance of snow showers
this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers from late evening on. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in the afternoon.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
Snow in the evening, then a chance of snow overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
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...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. 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-
1007 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Occasional snow
showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Snow showers likely
through the early overnight, then a chance of snow showers late.
Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming southwest 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest. Snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
1007 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales. Snow late this morning, then snow showers this afternoon.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 30 knots after midnight. Snow showers. Waves 6 to
10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely in the morning, then a
chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1216/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11750 14740 12730 11620.
A chance of snow showers late this morning and tonight. Waves 6
to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet this afternoon. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 11
feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Wednesday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13757 13750 11740
11630. A chance of snow showers tonight and Wednesday morning.
Waves 8 to 12 feet building to 10 to 13 feet...and occasionally
around 16 feet this afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 6
to 10 feet...and occasionally around 15 feet tonight. Waves 5 to
9 feet...and occasionally around 11 feet Wednesday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13657 13757 12747. Waves
6 to 9 feet building to 8 to 12 feet...and occasionally around 15
feet this afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 9
feet...and occasionally around 15 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8
feet...and occasionally around 10 feet Wednesday morning.

$$



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