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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
412 AM EST Tue Dec 12 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...Low pressure 29.50 inches near Erie Pennsylvania will
continue to move east northeast across the Saint Lawrence Valley.
Arctic air will follow the system across the eastern Great Lakes
through mid week. Another low pressure 29.50 inches will move
across central Ohio Wednesday night. High pressure 30.10 inches
will move across the region Thursday. A weak cold front will cross
the lower lakes on Friday. high pressure 30.10 inches will slide
across the Ohio Valley over the weekend.

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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-
412 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow this
morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
Snow before midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 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-
412 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot gales.
Snow this morning, then snow showers this afternoon. Waves 5 to
8 feet building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Snow showers likely
early, then a chance of snow showers late. Waves 8 to 12 feet
subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming southwest 15 to
25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest. Snow likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet.

$$

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Lake Erie open waters from Ripley to Buffalo NY-
412 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot gales late.
Snow this morning, then snow showers this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4
feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 30 knots late. Snow showers likely. Waves 6 to 10
feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in
the evening, then a chance of snow overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1210/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11747 15740 11730. A
chance of snow this morning. A chance of snow showers this
afternoon. A chance of snow showers tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 6 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 13 feet today.
Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet...and occasionally
around 11 feet tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11747 14757 13750. A
chance of snow showers tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 10
to 13 feet...and occasionally around 16 feet today. Waves 8 to 12
feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet...and occasionally around 15 feet
tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11637 11757 14657 12757.
Waves around 1 foot building to 8 to 12 feet...and occasionally
around 15 feet today. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 9
feet...and occasionally around 15 feet tonight.

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