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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
949 AM EST Mon Dec 18 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 southwest flow will continue ahead of a cold front
that will cross Lake Erie Tuesday afternoon and evening. High
pressure 30.20 inches from the upper midwest will slide across the
eastern Great Lakes by Wednesday night. Low pressure 29.60 inches
will track from the southwestern states toward the Great Lakes on
Friday.

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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-
949 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A slight chance
of rain and drizzle this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less
than 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely. Waves 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-
949 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
rain with patchy drizzle. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Waves 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1816/
ERIE WEST 1/3 14520 11520 13530. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2
to 4 feet this afternoon and 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 6
feet Tuesday morning.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 14520 12530 11540 11530. A chance of rain with
patchy drizzle this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8
feet...and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 9
feet...and occasionally around 11 feet Tuesday morning.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11510 14520 13530. A chance of rain with patchy
drizzle this afternoon. A chance of showers this evening. Waves 2
to 4 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8
feet...and occasionally around 10 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 9
feet...and occasionally around 11 feet Tuesday morning.

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