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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
930 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK LOW PRESSURE 29.4 INCHES WILL SHIFT JUST NORTH OF
LAKE ONTARIO TODAY WITH A WEAK TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE
LAKE. ANOTHER LOW OVER COLORADO WILL SHIFT TO NEAR KANSAS TODAY AND
MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...STRENGTHENING TO
29.1 INCHES AS IT REACHES WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE SATURDAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE EARLY SATURDAY.
THEN A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL 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-
930 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 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 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 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 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 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-
930 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 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 SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2316/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12520 11610 11800 11100 11116 11126 11226.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
FRIDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11510 11513 11613 11700 11100 13116. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING AND OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

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