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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
342 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY WILL NOSE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES OVERNIGHT
AND FRIDAY. THIS RIDGE AXIS WILL PUSH EAST ACROSS NEW ENGLAND
FRIDAY NIGHT. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FORM THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY...THEN WILL SETTLE SOUTH ACROSS THE LAKE
SATURDAY NIGHT. A 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER QUEBEC WILL EXTEND SOUTH
ACROSS THE LAKE ON SUNDAY. AN EXPANSIVE 29.6 INCH LOW OVER
WISCONSIN SUNDAY NIGHT WILL GRADUALLY MOVE TO THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
342 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3
TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
342 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 0422/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12710 11810 12800 11700 11600 11610. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11610 12710 12810 11710 11700 11600. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
FRIDAY.

$$


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