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FZUS61 KBUF 311748
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
130 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK 29.7 INCH LOW WILL PASS ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA THIS
AFTERNOON. A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE LOWER LAKES ON
WEDNESDAY. A 29.2 INCH LOW WILL LIFT NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR AND INTO
NORTHERN QUEBEC ON FRIDAY WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT FORECAST TO
MOVE ACROSS THE LOWER LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT. A 30.2 INCH HIGH IS
FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH
LOW PRESSURE FORECAST TO TRACK SOUTH OF THIS THEN INTO NEW ENGLAND
ON SATURDAY.

LOZ062-063-312100-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY-
130 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ064-065-312100-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
130 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY
ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW AND
RAIN LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ061-312000-
MAFOR 3118 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12100 11600 12700 11800 11100. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 14800 12200 11100. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVE
HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$





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