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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING IN THE GULF OF MAINE WILL DEEPEN
TO 29.3 INCHES WHILE IT LIFTS ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA TONIGHT. IN THE
WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM...A WEST TO EAST TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
REMAIN 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 SHIFT INTO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES MONDAY.

LOZ062-180400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-180400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY
OVERNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-180300-
MAFOR 1722/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14637 12630 11720 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12637 12647 12637 11630 11720. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY.

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