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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
336 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...AN EXPANSIVE 30.9 INCH ARCTIC HIGH OVER THE OHIO
VALLEY TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON
TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
THEN A 31.0 INCH HIGH PRESSURE OF ARCTIC ORIGIN WILL RIDGE ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES BASIN ON WEDNESDAY AND MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN
PLAINS ON THURSDAY. THIS REGION OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST ON FRIDAY.

LOZ062-063-240415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
336 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ064-065-240415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
336 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-240415-
MAFOR 2322/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11627 11620 12520 12530 12540. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
TUESDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11627 11617 12510 11410 12420 11430. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$


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