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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW OVER THE GULF OF MAINE WILL DEEPEN TO
29.3 INCHES AS IT TRACKS ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA TONIGHT. 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 TO NEW
ENGLAND ON SUNDAY. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES MONDAY AS ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1804/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14630 11620 12720 11710. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11647 12637 11737 11730 13720. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY
EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

$$


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