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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1255 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK LOW PRESSURE 29.5 INCHES WILL SHIFT ACROSS QUEBEC
THIS AFTERNOON WITH A WEAK TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE.
ANOTHER LOW OVER COLORADO WILL SHIFT ACROSS KANSAS TONIGHT AND
MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...STRENGTHENING
TO 29.1 INCHES AS IT REACHES WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE SATURDAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE EARLY
SATURDAY. THEN A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL RIDGE FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN
STATES TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY BEFORE DRIFTING OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1255 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING
THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1255 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. PATCHY
FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO
11 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2316/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11520 11620 11610 11800 11100 11116 11126 11226.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12520 11610 11700 11100 13116. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

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