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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
122 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE SOUTH ACROSS NYS THIS
AFTERNOON. THEN A LARGE 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS
THE OHIO VALLEY SATURDAY. A COMPACT 29.1 INCH LOW WILL CROSS THE
UPPER LAKES SUNDAY THEN TRACK NORTH OF LAKE ONTARIO MONDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE AT 30.0 INCHES WILL BRIEFLY RIDGE NORTH ACROSS THE LOWER
LAKES ON TUESDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
122 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
122 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY
NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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MAFOR 2715/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11810 11710 11720 14820 11810. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13810 14820 11810. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SATURDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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