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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
217 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS LAKE ERIE TODAY
AHEAD OF LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN. THE LOW
WILL TRACK ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT WITH THE
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT SWEEPING ACROSS LAKE ERIE. HIGH PRESSURE
30.30 INCHES FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT
LAKES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A LARGER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE 30.40
INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS EASTERN CANADA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LEZ162>165-202015-
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-
217 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 151 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ061-166>169-202015-
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-
217 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY
OVERNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ161-202015-
MAFOR 2018 AMD/
ERIE WEST 1/3...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT...11510 12529
11620 12610 11620. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT...11410
11429 11529 11629 11620 11610 11620. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11110 11219 11419 11529 11620 11610 11620. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

$$



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