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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
931 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...A reinforcing cold front will move east across the
lake this afternoon. A trough of low pressure averaging 29.90
inches will move east across Lake Erie Thursday. An Alberta
Clipper storm system 29.60 inches will move east across the Great
Lakes Saturday forcing a cold front across Lake Erie. A ridge of
high pressure averaging 30.20 inches over the Tennessee Valley
will nudge toward the lower lakes briefly Sunday.

LEZ162>164-062130-
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-
931 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A
slight chance of snow showers late this morning, then a chance of
flurries early this afternoon. A slight chance of snow showers
late. Waves 3 to 6 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-
931 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 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 0616/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11530 14630 13620. A chance of snow showers this
afternoon and tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally
around 10 feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3
to 6 feet...and occasionally around 9 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5
feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet Thursday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12540 12640 12630 12620. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet...and
occasionally around 15 feet this afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 6 feet Thursday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12540 12647 12630 12627. A chance of snow showers
this afternoon and overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet...and
occasionally around 15 feet this afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet
tonight. Waves 4 to 6 feet Thursday morning.

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