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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1246 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW WILL PASS JUST NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES
THROUGH THURSDAY WITH AN ASSOCIATED SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDING SOUTH
ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MIDWEST WILL
THEN RIDGE INTO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A
DEEPENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REACH 28.7 INCHES BY MONDAY
MORNING AS IT CURLS AROUND THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES REGION FROM THE
THE MIDWEST TO NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR BY MONDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL
THEN DRIFT TO NEAR JAMES BAY ON TUESDAY.

LOZ062-201030-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1246 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 5 TO 8
FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
9 TO 13 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-201030-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1246 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO
35 KNOT GALES LATE. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING
TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-201030-
MAFOR 2007 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...15650 11640.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13557 12657 12647.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 10 TO 13 FEET
THURSDAY EVENING.

$$


HITCHCOCK/RSH/THOMAS





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