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FZUS61 KBUF 252033
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW WILL MERGE WITH A COASTAL LOW OVER THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT. A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL THEN
BUILD FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY TO THE MIDWEST BY FRIDAY
BEFORE REACHING THE OHIO VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC SATURDAY.

LOZ062-063-260400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
330 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND DIMINISHING
TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS THIS EVENING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE
LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2522/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11720 11710 12800 11110 11210 11100 11800. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11620 11710 11600 11800 13100 11810. A CHANCE OF
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS THURSDAY. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$





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