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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
949 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...STRENGTHENING TO
29.0 INCHES AS IT REACHES WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE SATURDAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE EARLY
SATURDAY. A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL THEN RIDGE FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN
STATES TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY BEFORE DRIFTING OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
949 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. PATCHY FOG
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
949 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. PATCHY
FOG IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2416/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12220 12210 11310 11420 11426 11516. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11116 12110 11210 11320 12420 11430. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY
MORNING.

$$


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