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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES OVER THE
AREA WILL MOVE OFF TO THE EAST TODAY. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE SOUTH THIS EVENING AND SHORTLY AFTER A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE WEST. LOW PRESSURE 29.70 INCHES WILL TRACK
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN LAKES THURSDAY FORCING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE LAKE. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE 30.90 INCHES WILL BUILD
EAST TO THE CENTRAL LAKES FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT BEFORE THE NEXT
SYSTEM ARRIVES ON SATURDAY.

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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-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE. THE WESTERN BASIN IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.

WINDS HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT 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-
948 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH EARLY EVENING...
THEN RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FROM LATE EVENING ON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
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MAFOR 1116/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11410 12420 12436 11536 11526 11626. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY MORNING.
THE WESTERN BASIN IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13420 12436 12536 11526. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13420 13436 11536 11526. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

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