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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1000 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT NEAR LAKE ERIE WILL MOVE NORTH OF THE
LAKE OVERNIGHT. LOW PRESSURE 29.50 INCHES OVER MISSISSIPPI WILL
MOVE NORTH TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY EVENING DEEPENING TO
29.20 INCHES...FARTHER DEEPENING TO 28.80 INCHES AS IT MOVES
ACROSS QUEBEC ON THURSDAY. THE ASSOCIATED STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
SWING ACROSS LAKE ERIE WEDNESDAY LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE 30.20 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE TO THE
SOUTHEAST STATES BY THE WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE 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-
1000 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES A
FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES A FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 35
KNOTS GALES. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. 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-
1000 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 40 KNOT GALES. RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 12 TO 16 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 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2404/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11300 11206 12200 11206 11326 11446 11548. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13306 11300 11310 11326 11446 11558. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1
FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12406 11306 11300 11310 11320 12436. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING AND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

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