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FZUS61 KBUF 181755
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

For waters beyond five nautical miles of shore on Lake Ontario

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...
A 30.4 inch high will pass to the south of the lake this afternoon.
The high will then move off the New England coast tonight and
Monday...while a warm front will extend from the central plains to
Lower Michigan. The front will extend across southern Ontario
Tuesday and Tuesday night with several waves tracking up along the
boundary. A strong cold front will push across the region
Wednesday.

LOZ062-182215-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less than
10 knots. Rain. Patchy fog in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ063>065-182215-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain Tuesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ061-182215-
MAFOR 1816/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11610 12510 11400 12310 12410. A chance of rain
Monday morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight and Monday morning.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12610 11500 11400 11310 11420 12430. A chance of
rain Monday morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Monday morning.

$$



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