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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.4 INCH LOW WILL TRANSITION TO THE COAST OF MAINE
THIS EVENING WHERE IT WILL REORGANIZE AND DEEPEN TO 29.1 INCHES.
THE STORM WILL FURTHER INTENSIFY TO 28.7 INCHES AS IT WILL DRIFT
TO NOVA SCOTIA BY THURSDAY MORNING. THE STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL
CONTINUE TO DRIFT ACROSS THE CANADIAN MARITIMES DURING THE DAY
THURSDAY...WHILE A 29.4 INCH HIGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL APPROACH THE LAKE ON SATURDAY.

LOZ062-152200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY FROM LATE
EVENING ON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-152200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-152100-
MAFOR 1519 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14740 11740 11737 11730. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3
TO 6 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11630 13740 11747 11740 11730. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING AND THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY
MORNING.

$$



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