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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
938 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE EAST COAST WILL SUPPORT
SOUTHERLY WINDS OVER LAKE ERIE THROUGH TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF
29.50 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES EARLY THURSDAY
WITH A WEAK COLD FRONT SETTLING SOUTH ACROSS THE LAKE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT BACK NORTH ACROSS LAKE ERIE ON
FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.20 INCHES TRACKS OUT OF THE PLAINS.
THIS SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT EAST ACROSS THE REGION.

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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-
938 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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-
938 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AND INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN RAIN SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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MAFOR 2216/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11500 12400 12410 13510. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 12500 11400 12410 13510. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12500 11400 12410 11510 12520. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

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