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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
357 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH ACROSS LAKE ERIE TONIGHT
AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.80 INCHES PASSES TO THE NORTH OF LAKE
ONTARIO. A LARGE AREA OF CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE...30.60 INCHES...
WILL SLIDE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE LAKES WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY
THEN MOVE OFF THE EAST COAST BY FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE 29.60 INCHES
WILL TRACK FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO NEAR LAKE ERIE BY SATURDAY.

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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-
357 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. AREAS OF
FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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 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-
357 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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MAFOR 2109/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11700 13600 11700 11710 11820 11830. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11700 12600 11610 11710 11720 12830. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12600 13610 11710 11720 11820. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

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