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FZUS61 KBUF 270831
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
431 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE TODAY...THEN A LARGE
30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES TODAY BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. A COMPACT 29.1 INCH LOW WILL CROSS THE UPPER
LAKES SUNDAY THEN TRACK NORTH OF LAKE ONTARIO MONDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE AT 30.0 INCHES WILL BRIEFLY RIDGE NORTH ACROSS THE LOWER
LAKES ON TUESDAY.

LOZ062-063-271530-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
431 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING ON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
431 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY
NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2709/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11710 12817 11827 11720 11827 12820. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11710 12817 12810 11827 12820. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TODAY. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$


CHURCH/HITCHCOCK




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