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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
340 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A TROUGH AVERAGING 29.70 INCHES WILL SLOWLY DRIFT
EASTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE
30.00 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT. LOW
PRESSURE 29.40 INCHES WILL TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN CANADA AND LIFT A
WARM FRONT ACROSS LAKE ERIE FRIDAY NIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
30.20 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER THE LAKE SUNDAY AND TO THE APPALACHIAN
MOUNTAINS BY MONDAY.

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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-
340 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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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-
340 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
340 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

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MAFOR 1610/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11720 12710 11600 11500 13300. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE
FREE AREAS.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12720 11710 12610 11600 11400 11300. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
TONIGHT.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12720 11710 12610 13600. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THIS MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

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