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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
933 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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 cold front will move across Lake Erie late today and
then weak high pressure 30.00 inches will build over the lake
Saturday. A warm front will set up near the lake by Saturday night
and then drift slowly north for Sunday and Monday. A cold front
will move east across the lake Tuesday.

LEZ162>164-152130-
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-
933 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
slight chance of snow showers late this morning, then a chance of
snow showers this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers
early. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LEZ061-165>169-152130-
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-
933 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers, then snow showers likely
late. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain likely
during the day, then a chance of snow Tuesday night. Waves 5 to
8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1516/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12530 12640 12630 11620 11610. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet...and
occasionally around 9 feet this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet Saturday
morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12530 12647 11640 11630 11637 11620. A chance of
snow showers this afternoon, overnight, and Saturday morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet...and occasionally
around 11 feet this afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet...and
occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet Saturday
morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11520 11530 11637 11647 13630 11620. A chance of
snow showers late this morning, overnight, and Saturday morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally
around 10 feet this afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet...and
occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet...and
occasionally around 10 feet Saturday morning.

$$


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