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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
726 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A SPRAWLING 30.5 INCH HIGH WILL BE CENTERED JUST NORTH
OF THE LAKE TONIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL SLOWLY DRIFT EAST ACROSS NEW
ENGLAND TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT WHILE A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM
WILL MOVE TO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. THE STORM SYSTEM WILL PUSH A
WARM FRONT NORTH ACROSS THE LAKE ON WEDNESDAY...THEN A 29.5 INCH
LOW WILL CROSS THE LAKE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. A 30.5
INCH HIGH OVER THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
726 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
726 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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MAFOR 2400 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12800 12100 13200. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11600 14200 11100 11800. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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HITCHCOCK/RSH/SMITH




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