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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.9 INCH LOW WILL TRACK FROM LAKE SUPERIOR TO THE
OTTAWA VALLEY TODAY AND TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY TONIGHT. A
POWERFUL TRAILING ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE THIS EVENING. A
30.6 AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD FROM THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SATURDAY TO THE WESTERN LAKES SUNDAY MORNING THEN
THE LOWER LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT.

LOZ062-121600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. OCCASIONAL
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-121600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS THIS MORNING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET BUILDING
TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-121500-
MAFOR 1210/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11630 11530 12547 11640 11747 12742. A CHANCE OF
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7
TO 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11630 12540 12547 11647 12747. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6
TO 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT.

$$


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