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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.2 INCH LOW NEAR JAMES BAY THIS AFTERNOON WILL SHIFT
EAST TO WESTERN QUEBEC BY WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH AN ARCTIC COLD
FRONT CROSSING LAKE ONTARIO TONIGHT. THE LOW OVER QUEBEC WILL THEN
GIVE WAY TO A SECONDARY 28.9 INCH COASTAL LOW OVER THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL THEN
BUILD FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY TO THE MIDWEST BY FRIDAY
BEFORE REACHING THE OHIO VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC BY SATURDAY.

LOZ062-063-242200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
1230 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS
5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ064-065-242200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES IN ICE FREE
AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ061-242100-
MAFOR 2419 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11540 11530 12537 11530 12630. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11420 11430 11437 13527 11630. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE
FREE AREAS.

$$






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