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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
147 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD 30.4 INCH AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS NEW
YORK AND NEW ENGLAND WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT EASTWARD THROUGH THE DAY
AND THIS EVENING. LATER TONIGHT A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE
TO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL PUSH A WARM FRONT
NORTH ACROSS THE LAKE ON WEDNESDAY...THEN A 29.5 INCH LOW WILL
PASS JUST WEST THEN NORTH OF LAKE ONTARIO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
NIGHT. A 30.5 INCH HIGH OVER THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES WILL THEN
BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATE THURSDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
147 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
147 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2415/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14200 11300 12310 11320. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12100 12200 11300 12310 11320. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY
MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$


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