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FZUS61 KBUF 151723
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1223 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.5 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD FROM THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES THIS AFTERNOON TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT BEFORE
MOVING OFF THE EAST COAST MONDAY. A 29.7 INCH LOW IS FORECAST TO
MOVE FROM LAKE MICHIGAN TUESDAY MORNING TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC BY
WEDNESDAY WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.5 INCHES. A COLD FRONT TRAILING
THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE EARLY WEDNESDAY. A 30.0 INCH HIGH IS
FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS THE LAKE THURSDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1223 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1223 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1516/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11710 11600 13500 13510. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11710 13600 11500 13510. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY
MORNING.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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