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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
630 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY WILL NOSE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES OVERNIGHT
AND FRIDAY. THIS RIDGE AXIS WILL PUSH EAST ACROSS NEW ENGLAND FRIDAY
NIGHT. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FORM THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
ON SATURDAY...THEN WILL SETTLE SOUTH ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY NIGHT.
A 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER QUEBEC WILL EXTEND SOUTH ACROSS THE LAKE ON
SUNDAY. AN EXPANSIVE 29.6 INCH LOW OVER WISCONSIN SUNDAY NIGHT WILL
GRADUALLY MOVE TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

LOZ062-050400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
630 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY MONDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW LIKELY
DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-050400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
630 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY
MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SNOW LIKELY
DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-050300-
MAFOR 0501 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11710 11810 12800 11700 11600 11610. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS FRIDAY.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12710 12810 11710 11700 11600. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY.

$$


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