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

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED AT 30.5 INCHES IS EXPANDED ACROSS
THE CENTRAL STATES AND GREAT LAKES THIS MORNING. THIS WILL EXPAND
INTO THE OHIO VALLEY BY FRIDAY MORNING AND OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
BY THE WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE 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.

LOZ062-051600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
330 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-051600-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
330 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-051500-
MAFOR 0510/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11730 11710 11700 11710 14610. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11720 11710 11700 11710 13610 11600. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES
OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$






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