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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
905 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS... WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST OVERNIGHT. THEN LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR KANSAS ON THURSDAY 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.

LOZ062-231015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
905 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS.
RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SCATTERED FLURRIES DURING THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-231015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
905 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS.
RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-231015-
MAFOR 2304/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11404 11413 11514 11524 11523 11610 11710 11800.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11410 12413 11420 11510 11613 11713 11800. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THURSDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING.

$$



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