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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
355 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE AVERAGING 30.00 INCHES FROM THE NORTHERN LAKES
TO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE ERIE AND THE OHIO
VALLEY TODAY AND WILL REACH THE EAST COAST BY THURSDAY. A COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO CROSS LAKE ERIE LATE THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
30.10 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MIDWEST FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY
THEN SLIDE TO THE SOUTHEAST STATES ON SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE LAKE BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND.

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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-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK-
355 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES IN
ICE FREE AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
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-
355 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. THE
LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE EVENING BECOMING SOUTHWEST
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 0909/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11810 12700 12500 13410. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11810 11710 11700 12500 12410 11420. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12700 12600 12500 11400 11410. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO
THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$






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