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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
355 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG 30.8 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
MIDWEST TODAY BEFORE REACHING THE OHIO VALLEY AND MID ATLANTIC
SATURDAY. A TROUGH AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES WILL THEN SWING ACROSS
THE LOWER GREAT LAKES SUNDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE TO FOLLOW ON
MONDAY.

LOZ062-271615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE
MORNING ON. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MIXED PRECIPITATION.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ063>065-271615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
355 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE
MORNING ON. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MIXED PRECIPITATION.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-271615-
MAFOR 2710/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12700 11610 14620 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12700 11610 12620 12610 11510. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
TODAY. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES
OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$


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