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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
336 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL PASS JUST TO THE NORTH OF LAKE
ONTARIO THEN TRANSFER TO A DEEPENING COASTAL LOW TO 29.4 INCHES
OVER THE GULF OF MAINE BY TONIGHT. IN THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM...A
WEST TO EAST TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.3 INCHES WILL THEN
SHIFT ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES BY SATURDAY TO NEW ENGLAND ON SUNDAY.

LOZ062-171615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
336 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE
EVENING ON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-171615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
336 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY FROM LATE EVENING ON.
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

LOZ061-171615-
MAFOR 1710/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11610 11620 15630. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11510 11526 12636 12630 12647. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.

$$


HITCHCOCK/WCH





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