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FZUS61 KBUF 280238
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
930 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL BUILD INTO THE OHIO
VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC SATURDAY. A TROUGH AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES
WILL THEN SWING ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY WITH HIGH
PRESSURE TO FOLLOW ON MONDAY.

LOZ062-281000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
930 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES IN
ICE FREE AREAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN
RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WITH SNOW LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-281000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
930 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN FREEZING RAIN...
SLEET...RAIN AND SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-280900-
MAFOR 2804/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12610 15510. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 15510 11500 11400. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY.
WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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