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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
635 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
MIDWEST TODAY BEFORE REACHING THE OHIO VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC
SATURDAY. A TROUGH AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES WILL THEN SWING ACROSS
THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE TO FOLLOW ON
MONDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
635 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE
MORNING ON. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY WITH POCKETS OF RAIN OR SLEET. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-271615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
635 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE
MORNING ON. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN OCCASIONAL RAIN
OR SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET TUESDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2710/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12700 11610 14620 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12700 11610 12620 12610 11510. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
TODAY. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES
OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$


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