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FZUS61 KBUF 161412
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1012 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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 30.0 inch high will build across the Lower Great
Lakes through this evening. A 29.6 inch low will move near
Wisconsin late tonight with its associated warm front moving
toward Lake Ontario on Thursday. This low will track north along
the Quebec and Ontario border Friday, then a weak 29.9 inch high
will ridge across the Appalachian mountains Saturday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1012 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1012 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves 1
foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4
feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1615/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12200 15300. Waves 1 to 3 feet this afternoon.
Waves 1 foot or less tonight and Thursday morning.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11100 11800 11700 12500 13400. Waves 1 to 3 feet
this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less tonight and Thursday
morning.

$$



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