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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
730 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL TRACK SOUTH OF NEW YORK STATE
TONIGHT. A LARGE 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. A COMPACT 29.1 INCH LOW WILL
CROSS THE UPPER LAKES SUNDAY THEN TRACK NORTH OF LAKE ONTARIO
MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.0 INCHES WILL BRIEFLY RIDGE NORTH ACROSS
THE LOWER LAKES ON TUESDAY.

LOZ062-063-270300-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
730 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SNOW
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ064-065-270300-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
730 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY
ICE COVERED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25
KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY
NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-270200-
MAFOR 2700 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 12600 11700 11810 11117 11817. A CHANCE OF
SNOW OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11500 12600 11700 13810. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW FRIDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE
AREAS.

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