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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
917 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WITH WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE
MOVING ALONG THE FRONT WILL PUSH EAST ACROSS LAKE ERIE MONDAY
AFTERNOON. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE 30.20 INCHES OVER THE UPPER
LAKES LATE TUESDAY WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE ERIE WEDNESDAY MORNING
AND INTO MAINE BY THURSDAY AS A LOW 30.00 INCHES MOVES NORTHEAST
TOWARD THE UPPER LAKES.

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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-
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-
917 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO BUFFALO NY-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT-
LAKE ERIE OPEN WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
917 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES IN
ICE FREE AREAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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MAFOR 1303/
ERIE WEST 1/3 13410 14520 11420. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT
AND SUNDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 13410 13520 12420. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY EVENING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 11310 11410 11510 13520 12510. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES OMITTED DUE
TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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