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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
326 PM 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 this evening
and then weak high pressure 30.00 inches will build over the lake
Saturday. A stationary front will set up near the lake by
Saturday night and then drift slowly north as a warm front
Sunday and Monday. A cold front will move east across the lake
Tuesday. A ridge averaging 30.10 inches will move east across the
lake Wednesday.

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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-
326 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. A chance of
snow showers through early afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 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-
326 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers this evening,
then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow showers likely
late. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 to 4 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 showers Tuesday night.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during
the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1522/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14630 11630 11620 11610 11500. A chance of snow
showers tonight and Saturday morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 3
to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Saturday.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12647 11630 12637 11620 11710 11800. A chance of
snow showers overnight and Saturday. Waves 6 to 10 feet...and
occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet...and occasionally around 10 feet Saturday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12647 11640 12630 11720 11710 11700. A chance of
snow showers overnight and Saturday. Waves 5 to 8 feet building
to 6 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet...and occasionally around 10
feet Saturday.

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