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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
703 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL
CROSS THE LAKE TONIGHT. A 29.9 INCH LOW WILL THEN TRACK FROM LAKE
SUPERIOR TO THE OTTAWA VALLEY ON FRIDAY AND TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT. A POWERFUL TRAILING ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS
THE LAKE FRIDAY EVENING. A 30.6 AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
BUILD FROM THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SATURDAY TO THE WESTERN
LAKES SUNDAY MORNING THEN THE LOWER LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
703 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
703 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...
THEN SNOW LATE. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE MORNING...
THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO
9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. RAIN
AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1122/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11730 11637 11620 12630 11530 12537. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8
FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11747 11737 11727 11627 11637 13537. WAVES 5 TO
9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
FRIDAY.

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