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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1230 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.3 INCH LOW WILL MERGE WITH A COASTAL LOW OVER THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT. A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL THEN
BUILD FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY TO THE MIDWEST BY FRIDAY
BEFORE REACHING THE OHIO VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC SATURDAY.

LOZ062-063-252200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
1230 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ064-065-252200-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1230 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-252100-
MAFOR 2519 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11630 11720 11710 12800 11110 11210. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THURSDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11630 11620 11710 11600 11800 12100. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
THURSDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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