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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1132 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.2 INCH WILL DEEPEN TO 29.0 INCHES AS IT TRACKS
INTO WESTERN QUEBEC THROUGH THIS EVENING. A 30.3 INCH HIGH WILL
THEN RIDGE FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES
SUNDAY BEFORE DRIFTING OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY. THIS
HIGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OFF THE EAST COAST THROUGH TUESDAY WHILE
STRENGTHENING TO 30.5 INCHES. A 29.5 INCH LOW WILL THEN MOVE
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY.

LOZ062-252230-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1132 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
RAIN LATE THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-252230-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1132 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
RAIN LATE THIS MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
THIS AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-252230-
MAFOR 2516/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11526 11620 11630 14640 11630. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUNDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11546 11626 11530 12640 12647 11637. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUNDAY MORNING.

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