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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
958 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.10 INCHES NEAR GEORGIAN BAY WILL
DEEPEN TO 28.90 INCHES AS IT MOVES ACROSS QUEBEC CHRISTMAS
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE 30.20 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL
MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE PLAINS STATES AND CROSS LAKE ERIE SATURDAY
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE OHIO VALLEY ON
SUNDAY. HIGH [PRESSURE 30.90 INCHES OVER WESTERN CANADA WILL BEGIN
TO SPREAD ACROSS THE NORTHERN STATES.

LEZ162>164-250915-
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-
958 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BY THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

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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-
958 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TOWARD DAYBREAK. WAVES 8 TO 11
FEET BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 13 TO 17 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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 2504/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12550 12650 11640 11630
11530 11520. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 9
TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11560 11558 13650
11640 12530. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 13 TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 7 TO
10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11560 11550 11556 12656
11640 11540 11530. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY DAYBREAK. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET
THURSDAY EVENING.

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