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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
555 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH LOW JUST TO THE EAST OF GEORGIAN BAY THIS
MORNING WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN QUEBEC TODAY. A TRAILING COLD
FRONT WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE LAKE TODAY. A 30.8 INCH HIGH WILL THEN
BUILD FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT TO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
FRIDAY AND NEW ENGLAND BY SATURDAY BEFORE WEAKENING AND MOVING OFF
THE NEW ENGLAND COAST SUNDAY. ANOTHER 29.7 INCH AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE PLAINS MONDAY TO ACROSS THE CENTRAL
LAKES LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
555 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
555 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

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MAFOR 1210/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11520 11610 11700 11616 14630. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11540 11520 11600 11616 11636 13630. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

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