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FZUS61 KBUF 271731
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM 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 THIS AFTERNOON 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.

LOZ062-272200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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>065-272200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

LOZ061-272100-
MAFOR 2719 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11620 14610 12510. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE
AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11620 11610 13510 11500 11510. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING
MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$






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