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FZUS61 KBUF 051439
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
939 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED AT 30.5 INCHES WILL EXPAND OVER THE
OHIO VALLEY FROM THE CENTRAL STATES AND GREAT LAKES BY FRIDAY
MORNING AND THEN MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THE WEEKEND. LOW
PRESSURE 29.8 INCHES WILL PASS NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES ON
SATURDAY WITH THE ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKES. A
WEAK CLIPPER LOW AT 29.8 INCHES WILL FOLLOW THIS FRONT CROSSING
THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

LOZ062-052215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
939 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-052215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
939 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-052215-
MAFOR 0516/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11710 14610 11610 11510 11520. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE
AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11710 14610 11600 12510. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY
MORNING. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$





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