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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
355 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.30 INCHES OVER KANSAS WILL DEEPEN TO
28.90 INCHES AS IT CROSSES LAKE SUPERIOR THIS EVENING...DRAGGING
A COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE. LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES WILL
TRACK ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKES THURSDAY...FORCING YET ANOTHER COLD
FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE THURSDAY NIGHT. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE 30.90 INCHES WILL BUILD EAST TO THE CENTRAL LAKES THIS
WEEKEND.

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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-
355 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET THIS
MORNING...CHANGING TO ALL RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH EARLY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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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-
355 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET THIS
MORNING...CHANGING TO ALL RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...ENDING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO
10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1010/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12437 11446 12456 12550
11540. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR
ICE FREE AREAS.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11437 12447 13456
12550. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 7
TO 11 FEET TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11427 12447 11457 12456
11556 11550. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT.

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