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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1146 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE 29.30 INCHES WILL PASS WELL NORTH OF THE
GREAT LAKES AND DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO DURING THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE 30.70 INCHES FROM
CENTRAL CANADA WILL MOVE TO THE OHIO VALLEY BY FRIDAY MORNING AND
OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THE WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE 29.80 INCHES
WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY WITH THE
ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT ON SATURDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE 29.80
INCHES WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY.

LOZ062-041015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1146 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-041015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1146 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-041015-
MAFOR 0404 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11530 14630 11630 11620 11720. A CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WEDNESDAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11520 11530 14630 12620. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
EVENING. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$


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