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FZUS61 KBUF 081735
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1235 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH AREA OF LOW PRESSURE TO THE EAST OF JAMES
BAY WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH FRIDAY WHILE MOVING SLOWLY EAST
ACROSS QUEBEC AND TOWARDS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES. ON SATURDAY A
LARGE 30.5 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD FROM THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TO THE
CAROLINA COASTLINE...WHILE ALSO EXTENDING NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES. A 29.9 INCH LOW IS THEN FORECAST TO MOVE FROM
LAKE MICHIGAN SUNDAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY BY MONDAY.

LOZ062-082215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1235 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...
THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SNOW AND
RAIN LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-082215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1235 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH
SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY DURING
THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-082215-
MAFOR 0816/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11640 11647 13640 12737 11720. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THIS EVENING...AND FRIDAY MORNING.
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
FRIDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 14647 11647 12737 11720. SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

$$


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