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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
721 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...AN EXPANSIVE 30.9 INCH ARCTIC HIGH OVER THE OHIO VALLEY
TONIGHT BEFORE MOVING OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST ON TUESDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... THEN A 31.0
INCH HIGH PRESSURE OF ARCTIC ORIGIN WILL RIDGE ACROSS THE GREAT
LAKES BASIN ON WEDNESDAY AND MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON
THURSDAY. THIS REGION OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST ON FRIDAY.

LOZ062-063-241015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
721 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25
KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ064-065-241015-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
721 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2404/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12522 11532 11530 13540 11547. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3
TO 6 FEET TUESDAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET TUESDAY EVENING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12512 11412 12420 13430. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TUESDAY EVENING. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$



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