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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
630 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 INTO THE LOWER LAKES THROUGH
TONIGHT BEFORE REACHING NEW ENGLAND ON TUESDAY. A 29.2 INCH LOW WILL
THEN 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-
630 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 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-
630 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES LATE. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO
6 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. 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 0213 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11630 12640 11730 11720 12600. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 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 11630 12640 11630 11610 11600 11500. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 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.

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