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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
649 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS THE OTTAWA VALLEY TO
THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY TONIGHT WITH ITS POWERFUL TRAILING
ARCTIC FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE THIS 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. LOW PRESSURE 29.5 INCHES WILL FORM OVER THE GULF
COAST STATES MONDAY NIGHT THE LIFT NORTH TUESDAY TO JUST EAST OF
LAKE ONTARIO TUESDAY NIGHT WHILE LOWERING TO AROUND 28.9 INCHES.

LOZ062-130500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
649 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS FROM LATE EVENING ON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 6
TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-130500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
649 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12
FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY
MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. RAIN
AND SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

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MAFOR 1222/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11647 15740 11747. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW
THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO
10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SATURDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11547 11647 12740 11747 11740 12747. A CHANCE OF
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO
10 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET SATURDAY.

$$


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