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NWS Forecast

FZUS61 KBUF 012339
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
630 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

SYNOPSIS
A WEAK WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE NEW
ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT BEFORE RAPIDLY DEEPENING INTO A 29.4 INCH
COASTAL LOW ON MONDAY NEAR NOVA SCOTIA. A 30.4 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD
FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST MONDAY TO THE LOWER LAKES MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE
REACHING NEW ENGLAND ON TUESDAY. A 29.2 INCH LOW IS THEN FORECAST TO
MOVE FROM LOWER MICHIGAN TUESDAY EVENING TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
VALLEY WEDNESDAY WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING. A STRONG 30.7 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY.

LOZ062-020400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
630 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE THIS EVENING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
FLURRIES FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. RAIN...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 9 FEET.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.



LOZ063>065-020400-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
630 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW THROUGH THE EARLY OVERNIGHT...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED
FLURRIES LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. SNOW...SLEET...RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.



LOZ061-020300-
MAFOR 0201 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11617 12620 11630 13640. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET MONDAY.
WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11607 12617 11620 13640. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
MONDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET MONDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.