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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
630 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH EXTENDING FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO NEW
ENGLAND THIS MORNING WILL MOVE OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD TODAY.
MEANWHILE A 29.2 INCH LOW WILL MOVE FROM NORTHWEST ONTARIO TODAY
TO WESTERN QUEBEC BY WEDNESDAY MORNING BEFORE GIVING WAY TO A
SECONDARY 28.9 INCH COASTAL LOW OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL THEN BUILD
FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY TO THE MIDWEST BY FRIDAY BEFORE
REACHING THE OHIO VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC BY SATURDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
630 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
630 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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MAFOR 2413 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13540 13547 11630. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES
5 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13420 11430 11437 11537 11527. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$





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