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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
630 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.9 INCH LOW WILL TRACK FROM LAKE SUPERIOR TO THE
OTTAWA VALLEY TODAY AND TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY TONIGHT. A
POWERFUL TRAILING ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE THIS EVENING. A
30.6 AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD FROM THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SATURDAY TO THE WESTERN LAKES SUNDAY MORNING THEN
THE LOWER LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT.

LOZ062-121600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
630 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. OCCASIONAL
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-121600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
630 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
THIS MORNING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW LATE. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET BUILDING
TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. RAIN
AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-121500-
MAFOR 1213 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11530 12547 11640 11747 12742. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES
6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12540 12547 11647 12747. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.

$$



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