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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1107 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.9 INCH LOW OVER UPPER MICHIGAN WILL DRIFT
SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS LAKE ERIE TODAY...BEFORE REDEVELOPING OFF
THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT. FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF THIS
LOW...A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD FROM THE OHIO VALLEY AND
CENTRAL LAKES ON SUNDAY TO THE MID ATLANTIC COASTLINE MONDAY.
A 29.2 INCH LOW MOVING ACROSS HUDSON BAY AND NORTHERN QUEBEC
WILL THEN PUSH ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT ACROSS THE LAKE MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...FOLLOWED BY A TRAILING SECONDARY COLD
FRONT LATER TUESDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1107 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1107 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING...THEN SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

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MAFOR 1815/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13227 12220 11210 12110. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUNDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 14227 11220 12210 11110. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY MORNING.

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