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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
344 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT IS APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTH THIS
EVENING WITH WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT, STALLING OUT
ALONG THE LAKE SHORE FOR A PERIOD OF TIME THURSDAY MORNING FROM
NEAR CLEVELAND TO ERIE. LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES WILL TRACK
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN LAKES THURSDAY, EVENTUALLY FORCING THE COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE LAKE BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE 30.90 INCHES WILL BUILD EAST TO THE CENTRAL LAKES FRIDAY
INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE OFF TO THE EAST SATURDAY
NIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER HIGH 30.40 INCHES BUILDS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
LAKES SUNDAY.

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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-
344 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. THE WESTERN
BASIN IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MID MORNING. RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
SLEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
344 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. RAIN. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SLEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 FOOT 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-
344 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FROM LATE
EVENING ON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SLEET...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 1122/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11420 11426 11436 11536 11526 11616 12606. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
THE WESTERN BASIN IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11420 11426 11436 11536 11526 11516 12606. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11420 11426 12436 11536 11526 11516 11506. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY.

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