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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
934 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW OVER THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY THIS
MORNING THEN MOVE TO NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN BY THIS EVENING WHILE
DEEPENING TO 29.0 INCHES...THEN WILL CONTINUE TO DEEPEN TO 28.7
INCHES AS IT MOVES JUST EAST OF JAMES BAY THURSDAY. IN THE WAKE OF
THIS SYSTEM...A 30.6 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER COASTAL NORTH
CAROLINA WILL RIDGE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LOWER LAKES ON FRIDAY.

LOZ062-242200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
934 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING
TO 11 TO 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
40 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET SUBSIDING TO
11 TO 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-242200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
934 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 14 TO 18 FEET BUILDING TO
16 TO 21 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 19 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 13 TO 17 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2416/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13310 11446 11558
12560 11660. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 14 TO 19 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13320 11420 11556
11550 11560 11660. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 14 TO 18 FEET BUILDING
TO 15 TO 20 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

JJR/SMITH/TMA





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