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FZUS61 KBUF 051750
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1250 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED AT 30.5 INCHES WILL EXPAND OVER THE
OHIO VALLEY FROM THE CENTRAL STATES AND GREAT LAKES BY FRIDAY
MORNING AND THEN MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST BY THE WEEKEND. LOW
PRESSURE 29.8 INCHES WILL PASS NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES ON
SATURDAY WITH THE ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKES. A
WEAK CLIPPER LOW AT 29.8 INCHES WILL FOLLOW THIS FRONT CROSSING
THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1250 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SCATTERED
FLURRIES THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1250 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 0516/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13710 12610 11600 11500 11510. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11710 11700 13610 11600 11500 11510. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.

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