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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS THE OTTAWA VALLEY
TODAY AND TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY TONIGHT. A POWERFUL TRAILING
ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE THIS 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.

LOZ062-122200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST 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.

$$

LOZ063>065-122200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW LATE. WAVES
7 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO
9 TO 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 4 TO
7 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...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-122100-
MAFOR 1219 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11540 11647 11747 14742. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12547 11647 11740 13742. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.

$$


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