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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
939 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL
CROSS THE LAKE TONIGHT. A 29.9 INCH LOW WILL THEN TRACK FROM LAKE
SUPERIOR TO THE OTTAWA VALLEY ON FRIDAY AND TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT. A POWERFUL TRAILING ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS
THE LAKE FRIDAY 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.

LOZ062-121015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
939 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 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>065-121015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
939 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 9 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 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.

$$

LOZ061-121015-
MAFOR 1204/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11620 12630 11530 12537 11637 11747. SCATTERED
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET FRIDAY.
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11720 11627 11637 14537 11647. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET FRIDAY.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

$$


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