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FZUS61 KBUF 041043
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
643 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...
A 29.7 INCH LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES WILL DRIFT
SOUTHEASTWARD TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE MERGING WITH ANOTHER
LOW OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COASTLINE. THE COMBINED LOW WILL
THEN REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...
BEFORE ANOTHER 29.5 INCH LOW AND COLD FRONT SLIDES ACROSS
THE LOWER LAKES SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN ACROSS NEW ENGLAND
ON SUNDAY.

LOZ062-041500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
643 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-041500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
643 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-041500-
MAFOR 0412 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12200 12210 11200 12100. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11200 11100 11110 11210 13200. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

$$

HITCHCOCK/JJR


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