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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
928 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.

LOZ062-122215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN 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>065-122215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
928 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW LATE. WAVES 7 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.

$$

LOZ061-122215-
MAFOR 1216/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12540 11647 11740 14742. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11540 12547 11647 14747. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.

$$


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