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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ERIE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
951 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ERIE

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE LAKE
AROUND MIDDAY TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE 30.30 INCHES WILL SPREAD SOUTH
TO THE LAKE BY TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING INTO NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY. A
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS LAKE ERIE SUNDAY EVENING. A
SERIES OF COLD FRONTS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE LAKE MONDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

LEZ162>166-182000-
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-
951 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH AND
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ061-167>169-182000-
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-
951 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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.

$$

LEZ161-182000-
MAFOR 1815/
ERIE WEST 1/3 11700 11810 12110 11120 11220 12230. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY MORNING.

ERIE CENTRAL 1/3 11600 11700 11800 11110 11210 12220 11230. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY MORNING.

ERIE EAST 1/3 12600 11800 11200 14210. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY MORNING.

$$





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