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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
634 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH AREA OF LOW PRESSURE TO THE EAST OF JAMES
BAY WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST ACROSS QUEBEC AND TOWARDS THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES THROUGH FRIDAY. ON SATURDAY A LARGE 30.5 INCH HIGH WILL
BUILD FROM THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TO THE CAROLINA COASTLINE...WHILE
ALSO EXTENDING NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES. A 29.9 INCH
LOW IS THEN FORECAST TO MOVE FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST SUNDAY TO THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES BY MONDAY.

LOZ062-090430-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
634 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES
6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-090430-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
634 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW. SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER ARE POSSIBLE. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-090430-
MAFOR 0822/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11640 11647 11747 11737 12730 11720 11620.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12647 11747 11737 13730 11720. SOME RUMBLES OF
THUNDER POSSIBLE THIS EVENING. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
FRIDAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY.

$$

HITCHCOCK


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