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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
636 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 28.6 INCH LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA TODAY
AND THEN EXIT INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES. MEANWHILE A 30.0 INCH
HIGH WILL RIDGE ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE
ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO TONIGHT AND FRIDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE EAST
COAST SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL THEN MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
LAKE SATURDAY. THEN A 30.4 INCH HIGH ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO ON
SUNDAY WILL EXPAND ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES ON MONDAY.

LOZ062-161615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
636 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

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

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
636 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1610/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12737 11730 11630 12730 12720. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12737 14730 12720. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

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