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FZUS61 KBUF 260226
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
926 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A DEEPENING 29.0 INCH LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS QUEBEC
OVERNIGHT, WITH A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE FORMING ALONG AN EAST
COAST COLD FRONT, AND THEN DEEPENING OFF THE COASTLINE OF NEW
ENGLAND OVERNIGHT. A 30.3 INCH HIGH WILL THEN RIDGE FROM THE
SOUTHEASTERN STATES TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY BEFORE
DRIFTING OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY. THIS HIGH WILL
REMAIN IN PLACE OFF THE EAST COAST THROUGH TUESDAY WHILE
STRENGTHENING TO 30.5 INCHES. A 29.5 INCH LOW WILL THEN MOVE
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY.

LOZ062-261015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-261015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-261015-
MAFOR 2604/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12640 13630 11620 12520. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13647 12637 11630 12520. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7
TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET SUNDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUNDAY EVENING.

$$


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