Summer Sun and Family Fun…great weekend forecast for making a splash!

Really, starting with the Fourth of July weekend we have had a very nice run of weather here at your home-port. It doesn’t matter if your a cabin cruiser, avid angler or wacky wakeboarder we have had plenty of sun and lake conditions to make quite a splash.

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So pack up the kidos and the gear because Mother Nature has a lot more family fun in store this weekend with another favorable forecast for family fun. We hope to see you dockside!

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Your weekend forecast:

TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
TONIGHT…WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
FRIDAY…WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
FRIDAY NIGHT…WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
SATURDAY…WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
SUNDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
( For an up to date forcast click here – NWS)

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A Sizzling Summer Forecast at Your Family Fun Marina!

This week we’re turning up the heat on what looks to be a great forecast for boaters and their crews. While there is a slight chance of showers due to heat build up. There certainly is more then a chance for some very nice lake conditions and that means a chance to make quite a splash at your homeport this weekend.

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So don’t be left at the dock, get the whole gang together and in the fresh air to enjoy family time in the great outdoors. There will be plenty of time for movies and TV in the winter. Now’s the time to enjoy the sunshine!

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(Thanks Karl S. for the pic)

Your weekend forecast:
TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
TONIGHT…WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY NIGHT…SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SUNDAY…NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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(For up to date Lake conditions click here)

Turning up the heat at your homeport…your weekend forecast.

Well, if the weatherman’s predictions hold true this weekend may be the first time in a while that we flirt with temps in the 90’s. That kind of heat is just what boaters look forward to, as it usually means splashing both in the lake and poolside at your homeport.

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So get the kidos and crewmates ready, because it all starts tonight with picture perfect weather for Vermilion’s Third Thursday event downtown with free live music, and then carry’s over to what should be a hot-hot-weekend!

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We hope to see you dockside!

Your weekend Forecast (NWS):

TODAY…SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
TONIGHT…EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE EVENING…THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
FRIDAY…SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY NIGHT…SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SUNDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS…THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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(For up to date forecast click here)

Shore up your weekend plans at your homeport!

Sure it’s a little soggy outside today, but what better time to start planning for what your crew is going to do with all the Sun forecast this weekend. If the weatherman is right we are in for another nice go round of weather following what was a great 4th of July weekend.

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This kind of forecast really can make quite a splash with the younger crew members as tubing, skiing, and various dives and cannonballs will certainly be attempted all about the Lake.

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So without further ado here’s your weekend forecast (NWS):

THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET.
TONIGHT…NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
FRIDAY…NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY NIGHT…SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SUNDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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For up to date forecast click here!

Happy Birthday USA!..How Boating Gave Birth to a Nation.

Thankfully, everyone gets a nice end of the week break to spend time with family and friends as we celebrate our country’s birth, so we thought we would remind all how boating played a key role in shaping this nation.

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In fact, boats and boating are part of the American fabric. It took some sturdy wood for Columbus to land in the new world and get credit for discovering our continent.

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Even our founding fathers got in the act using rowboats to move an army and catch the British off guard, helping give birth to our Democracy. Of course this is but one example of America’s illustrious nautical history.

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Why just a couple of years ago we were celebrating the Bicentennial of The Battle of Lake Erie where Commodore Perry outmaneuvered and out-gunned an opponent with superior numbers, forever reminding us that you “Don’t Give Up The Ship”, ever.

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So you see this 4th of July as we enjoy the time off and celebrate our Nation’s Birth, doing it with a boat would only be the historically correct thing to do. Enjoy!

Special Notice: Due to safety factors such as proximity to fuel, fireworks of any kind are strictly prohibited at Romp’s.

 

4th of July Weekend arrives..Seas the day!

This is what we call a short week at Romp’s as we prep for the upcoming 4th of July holiday this Saturday. For those needing parts or Service Department assistance please note that our service staff will be off on Friday in addition to the weekend as they get to spend some much deserved time with family.

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But fear not, the rest of our staff will be here serving you on the 4th and throughout the weekend as we celebrate America’s Birthday with full weekend staffing. So come out and relax and enjoy time with your family at your home-port this weekend!

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And paint some fun summer memories of your own!

Your Weekend Forecast (NWS):
TODAY…NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
TONIGHT…NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY…EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SUNDAY…WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

Special Notice: Due to safety factors such as proximity to fuel, fireworks of any kind are strictly prohibited at Romp’s.

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Some days are just OK…Summer Better!

We did have a good start to this week despite a forecast for the weekend that doesn’t seem to want to cooperate. Of course we will still get the marina ready for your family fun no matter the circumstances because the pool is a balmy 83 degrees and the drinks are served cold, that forecast you can count on!

Here’s what the early part of the week looked like here at your homeport:

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So here’s hoping that you have a chance to get some Lake Life in and just get away from the stresses of an everyday routine, no matter the weather.

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We hope to see you dockside!

Your weekend Forecast (NWS): Updated 6/26 8am

TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
TONIGHT…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
SATURDAY…NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
SATURDAY NIGHT…NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING…THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

Also note this weekend is Operation Dry Water which means safety forces will be out in numbers to insure boaters are not operating a vessel impaired. So, as always, use best boating practices when underway and stay safe out there.

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Start your weekend with a BANG!…Your weekend update.

There’s quite a weekend on tap in the Ole’ V-town this weekend. We have Fireworks on the breakwall starting Friday night, then the Fish Festival weekend, and for Romp’s Dockers our Kickoff Party Saturday Night with local entertainer Mike Moore.

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So bring the whole family out for the some fun this weekend at Romp’s Lake Erie Marina.

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After all, life’s too short to be spent on land…We hope to see you dockside!

Your weekend Forecast:

TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
TONIGHT…WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
FRIDAY…NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING…THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
FRIDAY NIGHT…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY…SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SUNDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

(forecast for informational purposes only courtesy of NWS..for most up to date conditions click here)

Recipe for a great family weekend? Just add water!

We know it’s a busy time of year with High School graduations, weddings, and family commitments about. We just want to remind you that despite all the hectic schedules out there, there’s always a calm place waiting for you on the water.

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Before you pack the oldest off to college or set up house for that new couple in your life, come on down to the Lake and have some fun with the whole family. Make the kind of memories that last a lifetime.

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Here’s hoping to see you dockside at your Family Fun Lake Erie Marina!

Your weekend forecast (NWS):

FRIDAY…SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY NIGHT…WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY NIGHT…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SUNDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

Forecast for informational purposes only click here for Current NOAA conditions

The Early Bird gets the worm by the 18 pack…Your homeport forecast.

After last Sunday it really makes one appreciate the days the followed, like the ones we had during the week this week. As another weekend approaches we’re getting your homeport ready for some fun in the sun and hope you get a chance to spend some time with your crew this weekend.

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As you can see from the pic above, yesterday was a nice day to get out on the water, and with any luck there’s some more boating to be done this weekend. Either way we are running the pool heater and no matter the lake temp, the water temp at your homeport is a balmy 82. So we hope to see you dockside!

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Your weekend forecast (noaa):

SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. 
MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. 

For an up-to-date forecast click the link -> noaa