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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
400 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.10 INCHES NEAR GEORGIAN BAY WILL
DEEPEN TO 28.60 INCHES AS IT MOVES ACROSS QUEBEC TODAY. HIGH
PRESSURE 30.20 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL MOVE OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
PLAINS STATES AND CROSS LAKE ERIE LATE SATURDAY. THE FRONT WILL
BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE OHIO VALLEY ON SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
30.90 INCHES OVER WESTERN CANADA WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN STATES FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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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-
400 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS OR PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS
MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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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-
400 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 35 KNOTS AND
THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS
MORNING. WAVES 13 TO 16 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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MAFOR 2510/
ERIE WEST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11550 12640 11540 11530
13520. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS OR PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. WAVES 8 TO
11 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11550 13650 11540
11530 12520. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS OR PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS MORNING.
WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET TODAY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET TONIGHT.

ERIE EAST 1/3...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11560 13650 11540 11530
12520. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 14 TO 18
FEET TODAY. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

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