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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1248 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT WILL PUSH NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE LOWER
LAKES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A 29.6 INCH LOW IS THEN FORECAST
TO TRACK FROM LAKE MICHIGAN TONIGHT TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC BY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.1 INCHES. A STRONG COLD FRONT
TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS
LOW WILL CONTINUE EAST INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THURSDAY.

LOZ062-282200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1248 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 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 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-282200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1248 PM EST TUE FEB 28 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-282200-
MAFOR 2819 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12310 11410 11416 11426 12526. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11310 11320 13420 12426. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
TONIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK/JJR



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