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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
647 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.5 INCH HIGH OVER WEST VIRGINIA WILL DRIFT
SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A
WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY TONIGHT...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE LAKE ON TUESDAY. THIS FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE TUESDAY
EVENING. A 30.6 INCH HIGH OVER MANITOBA TUESDAY NIGHT WILL THEN
GRADUALLY BUILD ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL MAKE ITS WAY OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST LATE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
647 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES THIS
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
647 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 2012 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 11510 14500 11600. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13500 12400 12500. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

JJR/RSH



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