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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
630 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS... A LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR KANSAS TODAY AND MOVE
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...STRENGTHENING TO
29.1 INCHES AS IT REACHES WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE SATURDAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE EARLY
SATURDAY. THEN A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL RIDGE FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN
STATES TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY BEFORE DRIFTING OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY.

LOZ062-231600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
630 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. AREAS OF
FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING
THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-231600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
630 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO
11 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-231500-
MAFOR 2313 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12523 11620 11710 11810 11100 11116. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11420 11520 11623 11613 11700 11800 11106. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1
FOOT OR LESS.

$$



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