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FZUS61 KBUF 181738
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1238 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW WILL TRACK UP THE SAINT LAWRENCE
VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND WILL SLOWLY FILL WITH TIME.
A 30.0 INCH HIGH NEAR OHIO IS FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS THE
LAKE LATER TONIGHT AND THURSDAY AND THEN INTO QUEBEC ON FRIDAY.
THIS WILL BE REPLACED BY A 30.3 INCH HIGH WHICH WILL REMAIN ACROSS
QUEBEC OVER THE WEEKEND...WHILE A 29.3 INCH LOW DEVELOPS ACROSS
THE SOUTH CENTRAL U.S.

LOZ062-182215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1238 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-182215-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1238 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-182215-
MAFOR 1816/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11613 13610 11520 12620 11610. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY
MORNING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 14610 13620 11610. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

$$


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