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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
335 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS... A BROAD AREA OF WEAK HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.0
INCHES WILL REMAIN IN PLACE FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE SOUTHEAST
STATES THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG 29.2 INCH LOW WILL THEN MOVE
FROM NORTHERN ILLINOIS ON FRIDAY THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
FRIDAY NIGHT...REACHING WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE SATURDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE EARLY SATURDAY.
THEN A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL RIDGE FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES TO
THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY BEFORE DRIFTING OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST ON MONDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
335 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE
EARLY OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS.
RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SCATTERED FLURRIES DURING THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
335 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. AREAS OF
FOG THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS.
RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2222/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11404 11403 12413 11420 11520 11510 11610.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11300 11403 11413 11410 12420 11510 11610.
SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET THURSDAY.

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