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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
338 AM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.30 INCHES WILL MOVE INTO IOWA THIS
EVENING. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN TO 29.60 INCHES AS IT TRACKS
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKES LATE THURSDAY DRAGGING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE THURSDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.10
INCHES WILL BRIEFLY BUILD ACROSS THE EASTERN LAKES FRIDAY BEFORE
ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST SATURDAY
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS LAKE ERIE SUNDAY EVENING INTO THE
OVERNIGHT.

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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-
338 AM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 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-
338 AM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 1709/
ERIE WEST 1/3 12410 11510 11520 11420 11410 12420. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12410 13520 11410 12420. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11410 13520 11510 11410 12420. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

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