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FZUS61 KBUF 252337
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
637 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 28.5 INCH LOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN
QUEBEC AND AWAY FROM THE REGION TONIGHT. MEANWHILE A 30.3 INCH
HIGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC AND SOUTHEAST
STATES TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL THEN MOVE
FROM GEORGIAN BAY SATURDAY EVENING TO NEW BRUNSWICK BY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT. AN EXPANSIVE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.4
INCHES WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY.

LOZ062-260415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
637 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
637 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES
10 TO 14 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
SHOWERS BECOMING LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 4
TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 2601 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11640 12630 11620
13520. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12640 12630 11620
12520. WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY.

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HITCHCOCK/JJR/RSH




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