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FZUS61 KCLE 212050
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
350 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL STALL JUST SOUTH OF LAKE ERIE
OVERNIGHT. MEANWHILE HIGH PRESSURE 30.30 OFF THE EAST COAST WILL
SUPPORT SOUTHERLY WINDS OVER THE LAKE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE ON THURSDAY, BUT THEN
MOVE BACK NORTH OF THE LAKE ON FRIDAY AS A WARM FRONT. A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 29.30 WILL BEGIN TO ORGANIZE WELL TO THE WEST
OF THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT. BY FRIDAY THE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION
SATURDAY.

LEZ162>165-220330-
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-
350 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS FROM
LATE EVENING ON. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
AREAS OF FOG THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS.

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 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-
350 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS
WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2122/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11600 11500 13403 11503 12500. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11600 12500 13400 12500. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 14500 11300 11400 12500. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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