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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
350 AM EST Sat Dec 16 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 drop south across Lake Erie this
morning. Weak high pressure 30.00 inches will build over the lake
this afternoon. The front will turn stationary across Ohio and
lift 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-
350 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow through early afternoon, then a slight
chance of snow showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then a chance of rain
showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.

$$

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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-
350 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and diminishing
to 5 to 15 knots. Snow likely early, then a chance of snow. A
chance of snow showers late. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain during
the day, then a chance of rain showers Monday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1610/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11530 11520 11610 11700 11100 11200 11300 11400. A
chance of snow today. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11637 11630 11610 11700 11100 12200 11310. A
chance of snow today. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet...and occasionally around 10 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet
tonight.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11637 11720 11710 11700 11100 12200 11210. A chance
of snow today. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet...and
occasionally around 10 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.

$$



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