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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1027 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AND AWAY FROM
THE AREA OVERNIGHT. A 30.6 INCH OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES LATE
TONIGHT WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST AND OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST DURING THE DAY THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL EXTEND
ACROSS THE LAKE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. A 30.6 INCH HIGH
WILL PASS TO THE NORTH OF THE LAKE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS
THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLS JUST SOUTH OF THE LAKE.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1027 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. RAIN. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1027 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN, FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN DURING THE DAY...
THEN RAIN FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. RAIN AND
SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 2203/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13740 11730 14720. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING,...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12740 11840 11830 11730 13720. SCATTERED RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING,...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

$$

HITCHCOCK


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