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FZUS61 KBUF 221139
GLFLO

GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
630 AM EST Mon Jan 22 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 warm front will lift across the lake today, as a
29.4 inch low moves into the central Mississippi valley. This low
will track across southern Ontario Tuesday, sweeping a cold front
across the lake. The low will deepen to 28.8 inches while moving
to Labrador on Wednesday. A 30.5 inch High will build over the
lake for Thursday and Friday.

LOZ062-063-221600-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Sodus Bay-
630 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain likely with areas of
drizzle early, then rain from late morning on. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast. Rain.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ064-065-221600-
Lake Ontario open waters from Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence
River-
630 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and freezing rain
early, then rain and freezing rain from late morning on. Waves in
ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Rain and freezing rain early, then a chance of rain and
freezing rain late in the evening. Rain after midnight. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Rain in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then snow showers
likely overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ061-221600-
MAFOR 2213 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11226 12236 11230 12226 11316. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet today. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1
to 3 feet tonight.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11126 11136 11236 11226 11220 11316 11326. A
chance of freezing rain through mid morning. A chance of rain
this evening. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet today.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight.

$$


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