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FZUS61 KBUF 122102
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
402 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.8 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS
TONIGHT TO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY AND NEW ENGLAND BY
SATURDAY BEFORE WEAKENING AND MOVING OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST
SUNDAY. ANOTHER 29.7 INCH AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE
PLAINS MONDAY TO ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKES LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY.

LOZ062-130415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
402 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MID MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AND DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-130415-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
402 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
PATCHY FOG THROUGH EARLY EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-130415-
MAFOR 1222/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13630 12640 11630 12720. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12630 13640 12730 11720. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET FRIDAY.

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