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FZUS61 KCLE 051344
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
944 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.50 INCHES OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
WILL KEEP A TROUGH ACROSS OHIO THROUGH TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE 30.00
INCHES WILL BUILD OVER THE LAKE FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE 29.50 INCHES
CROSSING ONTARIO AND QUEBEC WILL EXTEND A COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE
ERIE SATURDAY NIGHT. A SECONDARY TROUGH WILL CROSS SUNDAY NIGHT.

LEZ162-163-052015-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS-
944 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ164>166-052015-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK-
944 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ061-167>169-052015-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
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-
944 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ161-052015-
MAFOR 0515/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11820 15810 11810. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11120 15810 11810. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11120 12110 11100 14800. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1
FOOT OR LESS FRIDAY MORNING.

$$



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