Lake Erie Level Up Again as Small Craft Advisory Announced

Lake Erie water level

Middle Bass Ferry “Sonny-S” dock at Boardwalk

URGENT – MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1040 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-THE LAKE OH-
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-

…SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT FRIDAY…

* WINDS AND WAVES…NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY
AND CONTINUING INTO TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WAVES WILL AVERAGE 4 FEET OR
MORE AND WIND SPEEDS MAY EXCEED 22 KNOTS WHICH WILL CREATE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS…
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS…SHOULD STAY IN PORT
OR RETURN TO PORT PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF THESE CONDITIONS.

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