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FZUS61 KBUF 311437
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1030 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK 29.7 INCH LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST OHIO AND
PENNSYLVANIA TODAY. 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-
1030 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. 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 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN AND SNOW 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.

$$

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LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1030 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

$$

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MAFOR 3115/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13100 11600 12700 11100 11800. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 16800. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE
FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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