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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
743 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE LAKE THIS EVENING
WILL DRIFT EAST ACROSS NEW ENGLAND OVERNIGHT. THE HIGH WILL GIVE
WAY TO A WARM FRONT THAT WILL PUSH NORTH ACROSS THE LAKE ON
WEDNESDAY. A 29.6 INCH LOW OVER THE OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WILL THEN TRACK ACROSS NEW YORK STATE ON THURSDAY. A LARGE 30.4
INCH HIGH OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY NIGHT WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY BEFORE SETTLING ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

LOZ062-063-250300-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
743 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

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LOZ064-065-250300-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
743 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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LOZ061-250200-
MAFOR 2500 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11200 11300 12310 11320 12326. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
WEDNESDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11200 11300 12310 12320 11336. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
WEDNESDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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