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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW OVER NOVA SCOTIA WILL TRACK TOWARD
NEWFOUNDLAND TONIGHT WITH A WEST TO EAST TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
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. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES MONDAY AS ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FREEZING
DRIZZLE OR FLURRIES THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1822/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11720 14710 11710 12700. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE
THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11720 14710 11710 11800 11700. PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY.

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