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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.5 INCHES OVER THE MIDWEST
WILL EXPAND OVER THE OHIO VALLEY AND EASTERN GREAT LAKES REGION
TONIGHT. THIS AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN SETTLE TOWARDS THE
SOUTHEAST COASTLINE THIS WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE AT 29.8 INCHES WILL
PASS NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY WITH THE ASSOCIATED WEAK
COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKES. A WEAK CLIPPER LOW AT 29.8 INCHES
WILL FOLLOW THIS FRONT CROSSING THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY NIGHT
AND SUNDAY.

LOZ062-060400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES THROUGH THE EARLY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-060400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-060300-
MAFOR 0522/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12710 11610 11600 11500 11510 12520. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE
FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11710 12610 11600 11500 12510 11520. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING.
WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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