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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW NEAR THE SOUTHERN TIP OF LAKE HURON
THIS EVENING WILL MOVE NORTH INTO WESTERN QUEBEC THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING WHILE DEEPENING TO 28.8 INCHES. A STRONG COLD FRONT
TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE DURING THE LATE EVENING
HOURS. THIS LOW WILL CONTINUE INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT WHILE DEEPENING FURTHER TO 28.5 INCHES. IN THE
WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM...A 30.6 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE MID
ATLANTIC FRIDAY WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY. A COLD
FRONT IS THEN FORECAST TO CROSS THE LOWER LAKES SATURDAY NIGHT
AND EARLY SUNDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AGAIN LATE.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES
12 TO 17 FEET SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
337 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 15 TO
20 FEET SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2422/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11310 11456 13560
11660 12650. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 13 TO 18 FEET SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET THURSDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11320 11430 11556
12560 11660 12650. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
13 TO 17 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 15 TO 20 FEET SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18
FEET THURSDAY.

$$


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