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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 AM 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 JUST TO THE EAST OF
JAMES BAY THIS EARLY MORNING WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH FRIDAY WHILE
MOVING SLOWLY EAST ACROSS QUEBEC AND TOWARDS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES.
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 LAKE MICHIGAN SUNDAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY BY
MONDAY.

LOZ062-081600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...
THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SNOW AND
RAIN LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-081600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY THIS
MORNING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER
ARE POSSIBLE. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY DURING
THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-081500-
MAFOR 0810/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11630 12640 11647 13640 11737. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS MORNING AND THIS EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12637 14647 11647 11737. SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FEET TODAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET TONIGHT.

$$



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