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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
920 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW OVER MISSOURI VALLEY WILL TRACK TO
NEAR CHICAGO TONIGHT AND TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY BY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...WITH ITS TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE TUESDAY
NIGHT. FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF THIS LOW...A 30.0 INCH HIGH IS
FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS THE LAKE THURSDAY...THEN QUEBEC ON
FRIDAY.

LOZ062-171000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
920 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLEET...THEN RAIN AND SLEET
BECOMING MORE LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN...MIXED WITH SLEET
EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-171000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
920 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. MIXED PRECIPITATION IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

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MAFOR 1704/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 11300 11226 13236 11326 11506. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SLEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TUESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TUESDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11600 11100 11210 11226 12236 11326 11416. A
CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS TUESDAY EVENING.

$$

JJR/RSH/SMITH



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