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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 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.

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 8 TO
11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 5 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 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

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

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

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

$$

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MAFOR 2522/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11650 12640 11630
11530 12520 11510. WAVES 9 TO 12 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...12650 11640 12630
12520 11510. WAVES 10 TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY.

$$


HITCHCOCK/JJR





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