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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
339 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.5 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER PENNSYLVANIA WILL MOVE
OFF THE EAST COAST TODAY WHILE A 29.2 INCH LOW CURRENTLY FORMING
OVER THE HIGH PLAINS TRACKS TO LOWER MICHIGAN TODAY AND THEN TO
THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY WEDNESDAY MORNING WHILE A TRAILING COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE LAKE. A STRONG 30.7 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD
INTO THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY AND SLIDE OFF THE
EAST COAST BY SATURDAY.

LOZ062-031615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
339 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES IN ICE
FREE AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING RAIN...RAIN AND SLEET IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLEET LIKELY...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-031615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
339 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLEET WITH SNOW...RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-031615-
MAFOR 0310/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 11300 11310 12327 11436 11536 11540. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12400 11310 11327 11337 11440 11447 11540. WAVES
OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$


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