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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
717 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.0 INCH HIGH DRAPED ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY WILL
DRIFT ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC STATES AND OUT TO SEA TODAY AND
TONIGHT...WHICH WILL IN TURN ALLOW A COLD FRONT TO CROSS THE LAKE
ON MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY A SECONDARY COLD FRONT TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT. IN THE WAKE OF THIS SECOND FRONT...A 30.1 INCH HIGH OVER
CENTRAL CANADA WILL RIDGE ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY...
AND THE LOWER LAKES ON THURSDAY.

LOZ062-021515-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
717 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-021515-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
717 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN JUST A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-021515-
MAFOR 0212 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 15510 11530. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11400 12500 11400 12410 11420. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

$$


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