How tall should the weir be?

NorthernHAM

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Apr 3, 2021
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Northern Ontario, Canada
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8000
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Vinyl
Chlorine
Liquid Chlorine
My question is related to the height of the weir in comparison to the inside height of the skimmer opening.

Unfortunately I could not find a weir anywhere, and when I google the make and model of the skimmer (Make:Atlantic, Model: Paws, 22-9117-56), nothing comes up which is frustrating! I measured the inside of the opening to the best of my abilities, width 5 7/8" x height 5 1/8".

I have found a universal spring loaded one on amazon that is 5 7/8" width, but the height is 4.57". Will it be okay that the weir height is just over a half inch short when it is sitting in place? Thank you!!

Weir I am looking at
 

ajw22

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Jul 21, 2013
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Northern NJ
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35000
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Plaster
Chlorine
Salt Water Generator
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Pentair Intellichlor IC-60
It should work. You will just need to keep your water level below that last 1/2" of height you don't have on your weir.
 
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