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FZUS61 KCLE 130251
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
951 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE 30.90 INCHES FROM THE
NORTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE EAST COAST SUNDAY. LOW
PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES WILL MOVE TO NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN MONDAY NIGHT
WITH A WARM FRONT MOVING ACROSS LAKE ERIE.

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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-
951 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
THE WESTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLEET OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED SINCE THE WESTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
951 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTH. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
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-
951 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTH. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1304/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11620 11720 11710 11810 12800 12100. THE WESTERN
THIRD OF LAKE ERIE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12620 12710 11700 12800 11100. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS FRIDAY EVENING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE
AREAS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12620 12710 12700 11800 11100. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS FRIDAY EVENING.

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