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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
113 PM 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 WILL MOVE TO THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES 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.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
113 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. RAIN SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
DURING THE DAY...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL RAIN
SHOWERS OR A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
113 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2116/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11300 12406 13500 11400 11300. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.
ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11320 11420 11426 11416 11410 13400. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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