Marine Weather for LE 040

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 12:08 PM EST on December 11, 2019
Gale Warning in effect until 7 PM EST this evening
Buffalo To Ripley Along Lake Erie-
This Afternoon
Southwest gales to 35 knots becoming West. Lake effect snow. Waves 9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
Thursday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and diminishing to less than 10 knots. Rain likely Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then rain and snow showers Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Watches & Warnings

Gale Warning
Issued: 2:50 PM EST Dec. 11, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this evening...

* what... west to 35 knots and waves 10 to 13 feet.

* Where... the nearshore waters of Lake Erie from Ripley to

* When... until 7 PM EST this evening.

* Impacts... strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe Harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

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