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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
351 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE SOUTH ACROSS NYS THIS
TONIGHT. A LARGE 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY SATURDAY. A COMPACT 29.1 INCH LOW WILL CROSS THE UPPER
LAKES SUNDAY THEN TRACK NORTH OF LAKE ONTARIO MONDAY. ANOTHER
SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON TUESDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
351 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
351 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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MAFOR 2721/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11720 14820 12810 11710. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11810 14820 12810 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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