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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
330 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK WARM FRONT OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL
ACROSS LAKE ERIE TODAY. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A STRONG COLD
FRONT TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE 30.40 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY/LOWER LAKES SATURDAY...THEN MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST
COAST SUNDAY. A QUASI STATIONARY FRONT WILL LINGER NEAR THE LAKE
MONDAY.

LEZ162>166-021415-
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-
330 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET 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 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-
330 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LEZ161-021415-
MAFOR 0209/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11410 11420 12429 12539 11716 11700. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11410 12420 11429 11439 11539 11716 11700. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE
AREAS.

ERIE EAST 1/3 13410 11429 11439 11539 11616 11600. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING
MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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