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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
649 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.0 INCH LOW WILL MOVE UP THE EAST COAST AND FALL
APART TUESDAY MORNING...WHILE A 29.5 LOW MOVES INTO WISCONSIN AND
SIMILARLY WEAKENS LATER TUESDAY. A MUCH STRONGER AND CONTINUOUSLY
DEEPENING LOW WILL THEN MOVE TO THE THUMB OF MICHIGAN AT 29.4 INCHES
WEDNESDAY EVENING...AND CONTINUE TO DEEPEN TO 28.7 INCHES AS IT
MOVES JUST EAST OF JAMES BAY THURSDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
649 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. PERIODS
OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 10 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
649 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS FROM LATE
MORNING ON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 10 TO
15 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2222/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14310 12210 12220. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11310 12320 11326 14310. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TUESDAY.

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