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FZUS61 KBUF 012030
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE OFF THE NEW
ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT BEFORE RAPIDLY DEEPENING INTO A 29.4 INCH
COASTAL LOW ON MONDAY NEAR NOVA SCOTIA. A 30.4 INCH HIGH WILL
BUILD FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST MONDAY TO THE LOWER LAKES MONDAY
NIGHT BEFORE REACHING NEW ENGLAND ON TUESDAY. A 29.2 INCH LOW IS
THEN FORECAST TO MOVE FROM LOWER MICHIGAN TUESDAY EVENING TO THE
SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY WEDNESDAY WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT
CROSSING THE LAKE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. A STRONG 30.7 INCH HIGH
WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY.

LOZ062-020415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MID MORNING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. RAIN...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-020415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SNOW THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED
FLURRIES LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. SNOW...SLEET...RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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MAFOR 0122/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11607 11617 12620 11630 13640. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
MONDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11507 11607 12617 11620 13640. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS MONDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET MONDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE
AREAS.

$$


HITCHCOCK/SMITH





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