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FZUS61 KBUF 250215
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1015 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH WILL DRIFT ACROSS NEW ENGLAND
OVERNIGHT. THE HIGH WILL GIVE WAY TO A WARM FRONT THAT WILL PUSH
NORTH ACROSS THE LAKE ON WEDNESDAY. A 29.6 INCH LOW OVER THE OHIO
VALLEY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL THEN TRACK ACROSS NEW YORK STATE ON
THURSDAY. A LARGE 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY
NIGHT WILL BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY BEFORE
SETTLING ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
1015 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1015 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. THE LAKE IS
MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2503/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11200 12310 11320 12326 12530. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12300 11310 12320 11336 11436 11430. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY
EVENING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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