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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
348 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.40 INCHES OVER WISCONSIN WILL
TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS THE UPPER LAKES TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS LAKE ERIE LATE EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.30 INCHES WILL BRIEFLY BUILD ACROSS THE EASTERN
LAKES FRIDAY BEFORE ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST SATURDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS
LAKE ERIE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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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-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
348 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 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-
348 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 1809/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11520 11530 13520 11510 11610 11710. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11520 11530 14520 11610 11710. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

ERIE EAST 1/3 15520 11520 11610. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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