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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
914 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH EXTENDING FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO NEW
ENGLAND WILL MOVE OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD TODAY. A 29.2 INCH LOW
NEAR JAMES BAY WILL SHIFT EAST TO WESTERN QUEBEC BY WEDNESDAY MORNING
WITH AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT CROSSING LAKE ONTARIO TONIGHT. THE LOW
OVER QUEBEC WILL THEN GIVE WAY TO A SECONDARY 28.9 INCH COASTAL
LOW OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT. 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 BY SATURDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
914 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. 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 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
914 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES IN ICE FREE
AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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MAFOR 2416/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11530 11540 13547 12630 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12420 11430 11437 11537 12527 11620. A CHANCE OF
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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