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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW OVER KANSAS WILL MOVE NORTHEAST TO
THE UPPER MIDWEST OVERNIGHT AND 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-
1230 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING
THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN TUESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT 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-
1230 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2407 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11116 11126 11226 12220 11230 11220. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS FRIDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13116 13120 11210. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.

$$



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