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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1038 PM EDT WED MAY 24 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 29.4 INCH LOW WILL MOVE FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO LAKE
ERIE THROUGH THURSDAY AND THEN WILL GIVE WAY TO A SECONDARY LOW
ALONG THE NEW ENGLAND COAST BY FRIDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL MOVE
INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES BY SATURDAY AS A 29.9 INCH HIGH BUILDS
INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION. THEN A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL STALL
SOUTH OF HUDSON BAY SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

LOZ062-250915-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1038 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SHOWERS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-250915-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1038 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ061-250915-
MAFOR 2503/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11210 12216 11226 12236 12220. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE THIS EVENING AND THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET THURSDAY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12310 11216 13226 11220 11210. A CHANCE OF RAIN
OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET THURSDAY EVENING.

$$



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