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FZUS61 KBUF 042348
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
648 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL DROP SOUTHWARD ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO
THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.7 INCHES FROM CENTRAL
CANADA WILL THEN MOVE TO THE OHIO VALLEY BY FRIDAY MORNING AND OFF
THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THE WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE 29.8 INCHES WILL
CROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY WITH THE ASSOCIATED WEAK
COLD FRONT ON SATURDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE 29.8 INCHES WILL CROSS
THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
648 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-050415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
648 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 0501 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13730 11720 11710 11610 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING AND THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
FEET OR LESS THURSDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 14720 12710 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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HITCHCOCK/RSH/THOMAS




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