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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
130 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH LOW WILL LIFT ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY
TONIGHT AND THEN TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW YORK STATE ON THURSDAY.
A LARGE 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY NIGHT
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY BEFORE SETTLING
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. ON SUNDAY A 29.1
INCH LOW ACROSS THE UPPER LAKES IS FORECAST TO TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN
QUEBEC SUNDAY NIGHT.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
130 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN AND
SNOW FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
130 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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MAFOR 2606 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11520 11510 11506 11507 11607 12600. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1
FOOT OR LESS OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
THURSDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11520 11510 11500 13607 11600. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS
OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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