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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
946 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.30 INCHES OVER MICHIGAN WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHERN ONTARIO CANADA AND FORCE A COLD FRONT
ACROSS LAKE ERIE TONIGHT. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST
ACROSS THE LAKE ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE 30.20 INCHES WILL MOVE
UP THE OHIO VALLEY SATURDAY NIGHT SPREADING NORTH INTO LAKE ERIE
SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF TO THE EAST BY TUESDAY
AS A LOW PRESSURE 29.60 INCHES MOVES NEAR CHICAGO BY TUESDAY
EVENING. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES WILL MOVE NORTHEAST TO
OHIO AND PENNSYLVANIA BY WEDNESDAY.

LEZ162>165-250930-
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-
946 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 38 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  DAMAGING WINDS, AND LARGE HAIL
LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET 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 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-
946 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
DAMAGING WINDS, AND LARGE HAIL. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ166-250930-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
946 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 38 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  DAMAGING WINDS, AND LARGE HAIL
LATE THIS EVENING.  DAMAGING WINDS, AND LARGE HAIL AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2504/
ERIE WEST 1/3...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT...11526 12626
13630 11640 11630. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
SATURDAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT...11426
11526 11626 11620 11630 13640. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET
SATURDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11429 11426 12526 11530 11540 11640 11630. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
SATURDAY. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

$$



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