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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
357 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.60 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
WESTERN LAKES TODAY LIFTING A WARM FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE. A
SECOND STRONGER LOW 29.30 INCHES WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE
CENTRAL LAKES LATE WEDNESDAY DRAGGING A COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE
ERIE. A RIDGE AVERAGING 29.90 INCHES WILL BUILD EAST ACROSS THE
LAKE THROUGH FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES SATURDAY DRAGGING A COLD FRONT ACROSS
LAKE ERIE SATURDAY.

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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-
357 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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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-
357 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 40 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 2310/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11316 12410 13400 12306. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY
AND THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS
TODAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12316 11416 11406 11400 11410 11310 11316. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE TODAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS TONIGHT.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11316 12400 11406 12410 11310 11316. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE TODAY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LOMBARDY




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