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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST TODAY
TO THE LOWER LAKES TONIGHT 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.

LOZ062-021600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES THIS MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. RAIN...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING
THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-021600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
LATE. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES THROUGH EARLY
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET WITH SNOW LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ061-021500-
MAFOR 0210/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11620 11630 12640 11730 11720 12600. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11620 11630 12640 11630 11610 11600 11500. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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