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FZUS61 KBUF 010532
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL DRIFT OFF THE
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND COAST OVERNIGHT. A WEAK WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER LAKES SUNDAY BEFORE RAPIDLY
DEEPENING INTO A 29.2 INCH COASTAL LOW ON MONDAY NEAR NOVA SCOTIA.
A 30.6 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST MONDAY TO THE
LOWER LAKES MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE REACHING NEW ENGLAND ON TUESDAY.
A 29.2 INCH LOW IS THEN FORECAST TO MOVE FROM LOWER MICHIGAN TUESDAY
EVENING TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY WEDNESDAY WITH A TRAILING COLD
FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. A STRONG 30.7 INCH
HIGH WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY ON
THURSDAY.

LOZ062-011000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. THE
LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS. SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN
RAIN AND SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ063>065-011000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. THE LAKE
IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN
RAIN...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-010900-
MAFOR 0107 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13300 11407 11507 12607. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12300 11310 12417 11407 11507. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING
MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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