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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
956 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.1 INCH LOW OVER THE OTTAWA VALLEY WILL DEEPEN TO
28.1 INCHES AS IT TRACKS NORTHEAST INTO LABRADOR BY TONIGHT. A WEAK
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN CROSS THE LAKE TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ASSOCIATED WITH A 29.4 INCH LOW EXPECTED TO
CROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO WEDNESDAY AND MOVE INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC
THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MIDWEST WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY.

LOZ062-182215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
956 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS INCREASING TO
40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 12 TO 17 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 35 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 11 TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING TO
10 TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 9 TO
13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-182215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
956 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS INCREASING TO
40 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 13 TO 18 FEET BUILDING TO 15 TO
19 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW WITH SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE. WAVES 14 TO 19 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER ARE POSSIBLE. WAVES 11 TO
15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-182215-
MAFOR 1816/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12550 13650 11657
11650 11530. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON...THIS
EVENING...AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 13 TO 18 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14557 13657 11547.
SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.
WAVES 13 TO 18 FEET BUILDING TO 15 TO 19 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 14 TO 19 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 11 TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 12 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$


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