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FZUS61 KBUF 051145
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
645 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED AT 30.5 INCHES WILL EXPAND INTO
THE OHIO VALLEY FROM THE CENTRAL STATES AND GREAT LAKES BY FRIDAY
MORNING AND THEN MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THE WEEKEND. LOW
PRESSURE 29.8 INCHES WILL PASS NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES ON
SATURDAY WITH THE ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKES. A
WEAK CLIPPER LOW AT 29.8 INCHES WILL FOLLOW THIS FRONT CROSSING
THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
645 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
645 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 0510/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11730 11710 11700 11710 14610. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11720 11710 11700 11710 13610 11600. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.

$$


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