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FZUS61 KBUF 251750
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1250 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 28.7 INCH LOW WILL LIFT ACROSS NORTHERN QUEBEC
THROUGH TONIGHT 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. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT IS THEN FORECAST TO CROSS THE LOWER LAKES SATURDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY.

LOZ062-252200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1250 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 10 TO
13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-252200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1250 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES 13 TO 18 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-252200-
MAFOR 2519 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12650 12640 11630
11530 11520. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 14
FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12650 12640 12630
11520. WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING.

$$

JJR/SMITH/WOOD





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