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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1030 AM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.5 INCH HIGH WILL GRADUALLY BUILD ACROSS THE LOWER
LAKES TODAY AND REMAIN ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY BEFORE
DRIFTING OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST WEDNESDAY. A 29.5 INCH LOW WILL
THEN TRACK FROM CENTRAL LAKE MICHIGAN ON WEDNESDAY TO SOUTHERN
QUEBEC BY THURSDAY MORNING. A TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY
SOUTH ACROSS THE LAKE LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. ANOTHER
29.6 INCH LOW MAY MOVE ALONG THE COLD FRONT AND JUST TO THE SOUTH
OF THE LOWER LAKES THURSDAY BEFORE MOVING TOWARDS THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES BY FRIDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
1030 AM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

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

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1030 AM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. THE
LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2315/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14700 11800 11100 12200. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12700 12600 11100 11200 11300 11200. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY
MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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