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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
624 AM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.1 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER PENNSYLVANIA THIS
MORNING WILL GRADUALLY DRIFT EAST AND MOVE OFF THE COAST LATE
TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OFF THE COAST
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SEVERAL WEAK FRONTS WILL THEN
PUSH ACROSS THE LAKE THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY. A 30.2 INCH HIGH
WILL BUILD ACROSS ALL OF THE GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO
SATURDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
624 AM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
624 AM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2309 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 15510 11510. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11600 12510 11620 11610 13510. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.

$$

JJR/RSH



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