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FZUS61 KBUF 281152
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
652 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC TODAY. A TROUGH AVERAGING 30.0
INCHES WILL THEN SWING ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY WITH
HIGH PRESSURE TO FOLLOW ON MONDAY. 29.2 INCH LOW PRESSURE WILL
LIFT NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TUESDAY NIGHT
THEN TO THE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

LOZ062-281615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
652 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. SNOW. WAVES AVERAGING ONE FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5
TO 9 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-281615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
652 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT
SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FROM
LATE MORNING ON. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SNOW LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN MIXED PRECIPITATION TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. MIXED PRECIPITATION LIKELY
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-281615-
MAFOR 2810/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14510 11510 11500 11400 11300. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11507 13510 11500 12400 11300. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE
BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$


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