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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH LOW WILL MOVE BY JUST NORTH OF LAKE
ONTARIO TONIGHT THEN RE-DEVELOP OVER THE GULF OF MAINE LATER
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS SECONDARY LOW WILL DEEPEN TO 29.2 INCHES AS
IT MOVES INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THROUGH SATURDAY. MEANWHILE A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL BUILD FROM THE
CENTRAL LAKES LATE FRIDAY TO THE LOWER LAKES SATURDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL THEN CROSS LAKE ONTARIO SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE A 30.6
INCH HIGH BUILDS INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES AND QUEBEC ON
SUNDAY. THIS HIGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH MONDAY WHILE
WEAKENING TO 30.3 INCHES. MEANWHILE A 29.8 INCH LOW WILL MOVE FROM
THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY INTO THE MID ATLANTIC ON MONDAY.

LOZ062-300415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-300415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-300415-
MAFOR 2922/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11417 11517 11627 14730 11730. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12427 11527 11627 11737 13730. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS FRIDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FEET FRIDAY.

$$


HITCHCOCK/THOMAS




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