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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Erie
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
349 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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 weak warm front near the south shore of Lake Erie
will lift north across the lake tonight. A cold front will cross
the lake on Tuesday. 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-
349 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
slight chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
drizzle. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 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. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain likely
during the day, then rain and snow likely Friday night. 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-
349 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A slight chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
drizzle. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
and drizzle in the evening. 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 20 knots becoming northwest.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 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 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1722/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11300 11410 14510 12520. A chance of rain and
drizzle Monday afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4
feet.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11200 11410 13510 13520. A chance of rain and
drizzle Monday. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Monday.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11100 11310 13510 13520. A chance of rain and
drizzle Monday. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet Monday.

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