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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
407 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.70 INCHES NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN WILL
PULL A WARM FRONT NORTH ACROSS LAKE ERIE TONIGHT. A SECOND
STRONGER LOW OF 29.30 INCHES WILL MOVE NORTH INTO THE CENTRAL
LAKES LATE WEDNESDAY DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT WITH GALE FORCE
WINDS ACROSS LAKE ERIE. A RIDGE AVERAGING 29.90 INCHES WILL BUILD
EAST ACROSS THE LAKE THROUGH FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.80 INCHES
WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE UPPER LAKES SATURDAY...DRAGGING A
COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE SATURDAY NIGHT.

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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-
407 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
GALES TO 35 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
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 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-
407 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO GALES TO 40 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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MAFOR 2322/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11400 12300 13200 11206 11326. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11400 14300 11300 11310 11326. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 14400 12300 11310 11320. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

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