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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
147 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.9 INCH LOW NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR OVERNIGHT WILL MOVE
SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS LAKE ERIE SATURDAY AND EVENTUALLY REDEVELOP OFF
THE MID ATLANTIC COAST SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW WILL THEN MOVE NORTH
TO THE GULF OF MAINE BY SUNDAY EVENING WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.6
INCHES. A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD FROM THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY
TO THE MID ATLANTIC BY MONDAY.

LOZ062-180915-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
147 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY...
THEN SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-180915-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
147 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN
THE MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN JUST A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-180915-
MAFOR 1806 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11310 12220 12227 12220. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SATURDAY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11310 13220 12227 11220. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

$$



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