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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1244 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS... WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST OVERNIGHT. THEN LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR KANSAS TODAY AND MOVE
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...STRENGTHENING TO
29.1 INCHES AS IT REACHES 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.

LOZ062-231015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1244 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG. 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.

$$

LOZ063>065-231015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1244 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG LATE.
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.

$$

LOZ061-231015-
MAFOR 2304/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11404 11410 11510 12523 11610 11710 11800. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13410 11420 11510 12610 11800. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING.

$$



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