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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
355 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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...High pressure of 30.00 inches will briefly build
across the lake today. Low pressure will deepen to 29.40 inches
as it crosses the eastern lakes tonight. An arctic cold front
will follow early Tuesday. A trough averaging 29.50 inches will
linger across the eastern Great Lakes into Wednesday. Another low
29.70 inches will move east across the lake Thursday.

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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-
355 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A slight
chance of snow showers late this morning. A chance of snow
showers this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely through the early overnight, then a
chance of snow showers late. Waves 2 feet or less building to
2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 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-
355 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A slight
chance of snow showers through early afternoon, then a chance of
snow showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales. Snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 8 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to
30 knots. Snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
355 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
slight chance of snow showers through early afternoon, then a
chance of snow showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 30 knots in
the afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1110/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11700 11600 11500 11410 12417 11507 11627. A chance
of snow showers this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11710 11600 11500 11510 12417 11517 11527. A
chance of snow showers this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11710 11700 11600 11500 13417 11517. A chance of
snow showers this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
2 feet today. Waves 1 to 2 feet tonight.

$$



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