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

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 28.8 INCH LOW OVER WESTERN QUEBEC WILL LIFT ACROSS
NORTHERN QUEBEC THROUGH TONIGHT 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.

LOZ062-252200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
945 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 35 KNOTS.
WAVES 12 TO 17 FEET SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES
10 TO 13 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 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-252200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
945 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST GALES TO 45 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 40 KNOTS.
WAVES 15 TO 20 FEET SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 18 FEET.
.TONIGHT...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...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 2516/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11660 12650 11640
12630 11620 11520. WAVES 12 TO 17 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 10
TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
FRIDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13650 11640 12630
12620. WAVES 14 TO 19 FEET SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 17 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

JJR/SMITH/WOOD




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