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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER EASTERN QUEBEC THIS MORNING WILL
MOVE TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
CROSS THE LAKE LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING. A BROAD AREA OF WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES WILL THEN REMAIN IN PLACE FROM
THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE SOUTHEAST STATES WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
A STRONG 29.2 INCH LOW WILL THEN MOVE FROM NORTHERN ILLINOIS ON
FRIDAY THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...REACHING
WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE SATURDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS
LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE EARLY SATURDAY.

LOZ062-211000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND
1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OR A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-211000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY OR A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-210900-
MAFOR 2107 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11320 13310 11306 11406 11500. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS TUESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TUESDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
TUESDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11310 13320 11420 11426 11416. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TUESDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TUESDAY EVENING.

$$



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