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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
335 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE LAKE THIS EVENING
WILL DRIFT EAST ACROSS NEW ENGLAND OVERNIGHT. THE HIGH WILL GIVE
WAY TO A WARM FRONT THAT WILL PUSH NORTH ACROSS THE LAKE ON
WEDNESDAY. A 29.6 INCH LOW OVER THE OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WILL THEN TRACK ACROSS NEW YORK STATE ON THURSDAY. A LARGE 30.4
INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY NIGHT WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
335 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
335 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING VARIABLE. RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2421/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12200 11300 12310 11320 11326 11426. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
WEDNESDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12200 11300 12310 11320 11326 11336. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
WEDNESDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$


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