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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS... A BROAD AREA OF WEAK HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.0
INCHES WILL THEN REMAIN IN PLACE FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE
SOUTHEAST STATES THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG 29.2 INCH LOW WILL
THEN MOVE FROM NORTHERN ILLINOIS ON FRIDAY THROUGH THE CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...REACHING WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE
SATURDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE
LAKE EARLY SATURDAY.

LOZ062-221000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. OCCASIONAL
RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-221000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. OCCASIONAL
RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-220900-
MAFOR 2207 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 11400 11300 12400 12500. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12400 13300 12400. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$



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