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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
401 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.30 INCHES NEAR TOLEDO WILL RAPIDLY DEEPEN
TO 28.90 INCHES AS IT TRACKS INTO QUEBEC BY MORNING. THE ASSOCIATED
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWING ACROSS LAKE ERIE THIS EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE 30.20 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL BUILD OVER THE
OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY...THEN SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST COAST ON
SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.80 INCHES WILL TRACK ACROSS THE UPPER
MIDWEST FRIDAY AND THE NORTHERN LAKES ON SATURDAY DRAGGING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE SATURDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL BECOME
STATIONARY OVER THE OHIO VALLEY ON SUNDAY.

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION-
401 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
EST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO
10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
401 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO GALES TO 45 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 13 TO 17
FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2422/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11448 13550 12650 11640
11630. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
THURSDAY.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11438 11556 11560
11558 13650 11640. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 12
TO 17 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET
THURSDAY.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11456 11566 12550
12656 11640. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 14 TO
18 FEET THURSDAY.

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