Great Lakes Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
FZUS61 KBUF 250602
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
102 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 28.9 INCH OVER THE NORTH SHORE OF GEORGIAN BAY WILL
TRACK TO WESTERN QUEBEC BY THURSDAY MORNING WHILE DEEPENING TO
28.8 INCHES. A TRAILING COLD FRONT OVER EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO WILL
RAPIDLY MOVE EAST THROUGH THE EARLY MORNIGN HOURS WITH GALES
PERSITING BEHIND THE FRONT INTO THIS EVENING. THIS LOW WILL
CONTINUE INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT WHILE
DEEPENING FURTHER TO 28.5 INCHES. IN THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM...A
30.6 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE MID ATLANTIC FRIDAY WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS THEN FORECAST TO
CROSS THE LOWER LAKES SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY.

LOZ062-251045-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
102 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS. SHOWERS
...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 11 TO 15 FEET
BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 12 TO
17 FEET SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 9 TO 12 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-251045-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
102 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS INCREASING TO
45 KNOTS. SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 10 TO 13 FEET BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 15 TO
20 FEET SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-251045-
MAFOR 2504/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11566 12560 11660
13650 11640. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET
BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 13 TO 18 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11556 12560 11660
13650 11640. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET BUILDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 15 TO 20 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

$$

RSH/WOOD





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.