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FZUS61 KBUF 270240
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
940 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES
WILL EXTEND NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES TONIGHT. A
29.9 INCH LOW WILL THEN TRACK FROM THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TO
GEORGIAN BAY ON SATURDAY AND THEN TO THE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE
SUNDAY WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.6 INCHES. THIS LOW WILL SWING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE AN EXPANSIVE RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.4 INCHES BUILDS ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES
SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

LOZ062-271015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
940 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-271015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
940 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-271015-
MAFOR 2704/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14510 11500 11410 11420 11530. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
SATURDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 14510 12410 11420 11430. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
SATURDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

$$


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