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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1244 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS... A BROAD AREA OF WEAK HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.0
INCHES WILL THEN REMAIN IN PLACE FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE
SOUTHEAST STATES THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG 29.2 INCH LOW WILL
THEN MOVE FROM NORTHERN ILLINOIS ON FRIDAY THROUGH THE CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES FRIDAY NIGHT...REACHING WESTERN QUEBEC BY LATE
SATURDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT TRAILING THIS LOW WILL CROSS THE
LAKE EARLY SATURDAY.

LOZ062-222215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1244 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE
EARLY OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS.
OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-222215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1244 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. AREAS OF
FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS.
OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-222215-
MAFOR 2216/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11203 11304 12403 12413 11420 11520. SCATTERED
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13303 11403 11413 11410 12420. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

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