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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A STRENGTHENING AND CONTINUOUSLY DEEPENING LOW WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE OHIO VALLEY AT 29.5 INCHES THIS MORNING THEN MOVE
TO NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN BY THIS EVENING WHILE DEEPENING TO
29.0 INCHES...AND CONTINUE TO DEEPEN TO 28.7 INCHES AS IT MOVES JUST
EAST OF JAMES BAY THURSDAY. IN THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM...A 30.6 INCH
HIGH CENTERED OVER COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA WILL RIDGE NORTHWARD
ACROSS THE LOWER LAKES ON FRIDAY.

LOZ062-241000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
OCCASIONAL SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 40 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE STRONG WINDS IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-241000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 40 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE STRONG WINDS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 11 TO 15 FEET BUILDING TO
12 TO 17 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-240900-
MAFOR 2407 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13216 11210 12310
11436. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11310 12326 11316 11320 11330 11420. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

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