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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
356 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE SOUTH ACROSS NYS THIS
TONIGHT. A LARGE 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY SATURDAY. A COMPACT 29.1 INCH LOW WILL CROSS THE UPPER
LAKES SUNDAY THEN TRACK NORTH OF LAKE ONTARIO MONDAY. ANOTHER
SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON TUESDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
356 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AND FLURRIES MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
356 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...
THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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MAFOR 2721/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11720 14820 12810 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11810 14820 12810 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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