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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
352 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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...Arctic high pressure 30.70 inches will move east
across the Ohio Valley over the weekend. Weak low pressure 30.20
inches will cross the lower lakes on Monday and a weak trough of
low pressure 30.30 inches will linger over the eastern Great Lakes
on Tuesday.

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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-
352 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow this
evening, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. A chance of
snow late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
likely during the day, then a chance of snow Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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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-
352 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots. Snow through the early
overnight, then a chance of snow late. Waves in ice free areas
3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. A chance of
snow showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of flurries. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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MAFOR 1222/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11837 12840 11830 13820 11810. A chance of snow
overnight. A chance of snow showers Saturday morning. Waves
omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11837 12847 11830 13820 11710. A chance of snow
overnight. A chance of snow showers Saturday. Waves 3 to 6 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Saturday.
Wave heights are for ice free areas.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11827 14837 11820 12710. A chance of snow showers
Saturday morning. Waves 1 foot or less. Wave heights are for ice
free areas.

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