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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD ACROSS THE LOWER LAKES THROUGH
TONIGHT BEFORE REACHING NEW ENGLAND ON TUESDAY. A 29.2 INCH LOW WILL
THEN MOVE FROM LOWER MICHIGAN TUESDAY EVENING TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
VALLEY WEDNESDAY WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING. A STRONG 30.7 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY.

LOZ062-022200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1230 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES AND
FLURRIES DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING
THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-022200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE. WAVES IN ICE
FREE AREAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES AND SPRINKLES DURING THE DAY...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING
THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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MAFOR 0219 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11640 11730 11610 11600 12500 11300. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TUESDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11640 11630 11610 11600 11500 12400. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS TUESDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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