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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
946 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW MIDWAY BETWEEN JAMES BAY AND THE LAKE
WILL ADVANCE TOWARDS JUST NORTH OF NEW ENGLAND BY THIS EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE MIDWEST WILL THEN RIDGE INTO THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. A DEEPENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
REACH 28.7 INCHES BY MONDAY MORNING AS IT CURLS AROUND THE CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES REGION FROM THE THE MIDWEST TO NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR BY
MONDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL THEN DRIFT TO NEAR JAMES BAY ON
TUESDAY.

LOZ062-202230-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
946 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
946 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
10 TO 14 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 2016/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14650 12640 11740
11730. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 10 TO 13 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11650 13657 12647
11747 11737. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 10
TO 14 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

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