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FZUS61 KBUF 060453
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1153 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.5 INCHES WILL EXPAND OVER
THE OHIO VALLEY AND EASTERN GREAT LAKES REGION OVERNIGHT. THIS
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN SETTLE TOWARDS THE SOUTHEAST
COASTLINE THIS WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE AT 29.8 INCHES WILL PASS
NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY WITH THE ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD
FRONT CROSSING THE LAKES. A WEAK CLIPPER LOW AT 29.8 INCHES WILL
FOLLOW THIS FRONT CROSSING THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY.

LOZ062-061015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1153 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES IN ICE FREE
AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-061015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1153 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN JUST A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-061015-
MAFOR 0604 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12610 11500 11510 14520. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY EVENING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11610 11600 11500 11510 12520 11510 11410. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES
OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$


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