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FZUS61 KBUF 270238
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1030 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL TRACK SOUTH OF NEW YORK STATE
OVERNIGHT. A LARGE 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS
THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. A COMPACT 29.1 INCH LOW
WILL CROSS THE UPPER LAKES SUNDAY THEN TRACK NORTH OF LAKE ONTARIO
MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.0 INCHES WILL BRIEFLY RIDGE NORTH ACROSS
THE LOWER LAKES ON TUESDAY.

LOZ062-063-270900-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
1030 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH
MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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LOZ064-065-270900-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1030 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. PATCHY
FOG THROUGH MID MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25
KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY
NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-270800-
MAFOR 2703/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12600 11700 11810 11117 13817. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12600 11700 14810 11810. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW FRIDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY EVENING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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