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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1224 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW WILL TRACK UP THE SAINT LAWRENCE
VALLEY OVERNIGHT AND WILL SLOWLY FILL WITH TIME. A 30.0 INCH HIGH
NEAR OHIO IS FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS THE LAKE THURSDAY AND THEN
INTO QUEBEC ON FRIDAY. THIS WILL BE REPLACED BY A 30.3 INCH HIGH
WHICH WILL REMAIN ACROSS QUEBEC OVER THE WEEKEND...WHILE A 29.3
INCH LOW DEVELOPS ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL U.S. THIS LOW WILL
STRENGTHEN TO 29.1 INCHES AS IT TRACKS TO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES
ON MONDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1224 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN
OCCASIONAL RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1224 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
PATCHY FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. RAIN
DURING THE DAY...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1904/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11510 12620 12610 11600 12500. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11515 12625 12610 13600. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 1 TO 2
FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

$$

HITCHCOCK


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