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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
339 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 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...LOW PRESSURE 29.80 INCHES ACROSS THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY
WILL PUSH EAST TOWARD THE MID ATLANTIC COAST THROUGH THIS
EVENING, WHILE HIGH PRESSURE 30.00 OVER THE GREAT LAKES SHIFTS
EAST TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES WILL TRACK NORTHEAST TO
NEAR THE WESTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE BY SUNDAY EVENING, TAKING A
COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE SUNDAY NIGHT. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS ONTARIO AND INTO QUEBEC WHILE THE OHIO VALLEY WILL HAVE A
RIDGE AVERAGING 29.90 INCHES FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. A TROUGH WILL
CROSS 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-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
339 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 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-
339 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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MAFOR 2721/
ERIE WEST 1/3 15200 11200 11209. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11100 15200 11200. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11100 14200 11200 12100. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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