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FZUS61 KBUF 171744
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW OVER THE UPPER SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER
WILL TRANSFER TO A DEEPENING COASTAL LOW TO 29.4 INCHES OVER THE
GULF OF MAINE BY 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.

LOZ062-172200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-172200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS WITH SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. 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. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

LOZ061-172100-
MAFOR 1719 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14637 11637 11630 11730. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13636 12647 11637 11737. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

$$





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