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FZUS61 KBUF 160228
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
928 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.1 INCH LOW OFF CAPE COD WILL RAPIDLY DEEPEN TO
28.5 INCHES AS IT MOVES INTO NOVA SCOTIA ON THURSDAY. MEANWHILE A
29.9 INCH HIGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES THURSDAY.
THIS HIGH WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
BEFORE MOVING OFF THE EAST COAST SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL THEN
MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY.

LOZ062-161015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
928 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-161015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
928 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE THIS EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ061-161015-
MAFOR 1604/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12747 11737 14730 11720. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY EVENING.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13747 14730 11720. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET THURSDAY.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

$$


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