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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
930 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW OVER SOUTHERN MICHIGAN THIS EVENING
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT...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.

LOZ062-251000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
930 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

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 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG LATE THIS EVENING. PATCHY FOG LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. PATCHY
FOG EARLY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2504/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11213 11310 11416 11516 11526 11530 11638 11648.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11313 12420 11426 11526 11528 11537 11648.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
SATURDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.

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