Great Lakes Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
FZUS61 KBUF 091232
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
732 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.5 INCH LOW ACROSS THE GULF OF SAINT LAWRENCE
THIS MORNING WILL SLIDE EASTWARD TODAY AS IT ENTERS THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC WATERS...WHERE IT WILL THEN DEEPEN. ON SATURDAY A LARGE
30.5 INCH AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD FROM THE TENNESSEE
VALLEY TO THE CAROLINA COASTLINE...WHILE ALSO EXTENDING NORTHWARD
ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES. A 29.9 INCH LOW IS THEN FORECAST TO
MOVE FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST SUNDAY TO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES BY
MONDAY. THEN A WEAK 30.1 INCH RIDGE IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE LOWER
LAKES ON TUESDAY.

LOZ062-091615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
732 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW THROUGH
MID MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-091615-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
732 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE
MORNING ON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-091615-
MAFOR 0910/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12727 11720 13727 11717 11700. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11737 14720 11727 12717. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT.

$$


APFFEL/THOMAS


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.