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FZUS61 KBUF 280211
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1011 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...AN INITIAL 29.8 INCH LOW WILL SLOWLY DRIFT EASTWARD
ACROSS QUEBEC PROVINCE OVERNIGHT WHILE A SECOND SUCH LOW MEANDERS
ITS WAY ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY...AND A CONNECTING SURFACE TROUGH
CROSSES THE LAKE. THE PAIR OF LOWS WILL THEN SLIDE FURTHER TO THE
EAST ON TUESDAY...WITH A 30.5 INCH HIGH THEN BUILDING SOUTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. A 29.6 INCH
LOW DEVELOPING NEAR MISSOURI THURSDAY NIGHT IS THEN FORECAST TO
TRACK TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES REGION ON FRIDAY.

LOZ062-280900-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1011 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST.
PATCHY FOG LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. PERIODS
OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-280900-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1011 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN DURING THE
DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-280900-
MAFOR 2803/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12500 11600 14700 11810. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12400 11500 11700 13800 11810. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

HITCHCOCK/JJR/SMITH/ZAFF



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