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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 28.6 INCH LOW WILL TRACK ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA TODAY
AND THEN EXIT INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES. MEANWHILE A 30.0 INCH
HIGH WILL RIDGE ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE
ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO TONIGHT AND FRIDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE EAST
COAST SATURDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL THEN MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
LAKE SATURDAY. THEN A 30.4 INCH HIGH ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO ON
SUNDAY WILL EXPAND ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES ON MONDAY.

LOZ062-162200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-162200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-162100-
MAFOR 1619 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12730 12720 11710 11610 11600. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12730 13720 11710 11700. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING.

$$



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