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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
630 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS LOCATED NORTHEAST OF
LAKE SUPERIOR THIS EARLY MORNING WITH A COLD FRONT RACING EASTWARD
ACROSS THE LAKE THIS MORNING. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN
SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH FRIDAY, WHILE SPINNING ACROSS ONTARIO AND INTO
QUEBEC CANADA. ON SATURDAY A LARGE 30.5 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD FROM THE
TENNESSEE VALLEY TO THE CAROLINA COASTLINE...WHILE ALSO EXTENDING
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES.

LOZ062-071600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
630 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-071600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
630 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT LAKE EFFECT RAIN. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE. WAVES
5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH SOME RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-071500-
MAFOR 0713 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12640 11630 12530 11630 11620. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12640 11630 11620 12520 11527. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AND LIGHT RAIN TODAY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT LAKE EFFECT RAIN
AND SNOW TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT.

$$


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