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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1235 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT
LAKES TONIGHT THEN TRANSFER TO A DEEPENING COASTAL LOW TO 29.4
INCHES OVER THE GULF OF MAINE BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. IN THE WAKE OF
THIS SYSTEM...A WEST TO EAST TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER
THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.3 INCHES
WILL THEN SHIFT ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES BY SATURDAY.

LOZ062-171015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1235 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-171015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1235 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

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MAFOR 1704/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12510 11610 11620 12630 12640. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12410 11510 11526 12636 12640. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY
EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

$$


APFFEL/JJR/THOMAS




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