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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1240 PM EST MON NOV 17 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW OVER THE OHIO VALLEY WILL LIFT ACROSS
UPSTATE NEW YORK TODAY. THIS LOW WILL THEN MERGE WITH ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE OTTAWA VALLEY THIS EVENING. A STRONG COLD
FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE LAKE THIS
EVENING. THE COMBINED LOW WILL DEEPEN TO 28.1 INCHES AS IT TRACKS
NORTHEAST INTO LABRADOR BY TUESDAY NIGHT. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE CROSSES THE LAKE TUESDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE ASSOCIATED WITH ANOTHER 29.5 INCH LOW CROSSING NORTHERN
ONTARIO WEDNESDAY.

LOZ062-172215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1240 PM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS INCREASING TO 40 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO
15 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 35 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 11 TO 16 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-172215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1240 PM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
EVENING... THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS INCREASING TO 40 KNOTS.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WITH SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE. WAVES 12 TO
17 FEET BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 11 TO 15 FEET SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-172215-
MAFOR 1716/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11307 11517 11630
14640 11550. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET TUESDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11307 11407 11537
11640 12647 11547 11557. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. SOME RUMBLES OF
THUNDER POSSIBLE TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET TUESDAY MORNING.

$$






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