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FZUS61 KBUF 160233
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
933 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.4 INCH HIGH DRAPED ACROSS THE LOWER LAKES REGION
WILL DRIFT OFF THE EAST COAST MONDAY. A 29.7 INCH LOW WILL THEN
MOVE FROM NEAR CHICAGO TUESDAY MORNING TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC BY
WEDNESDAY...WITH ITS TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE EARLY
WEDNESDAY. FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF THIS LOW...A 30.0 INCH HIGH
IS FORECAST TO BUILD ACROSS THE LAKE THURSDAY...THEN QUEBEC ON
FRIDAY.

LOZ062-161000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
933 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. RAIN
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ063>065-161000-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
933 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

LOZ061-161000-
MAFOR 1604/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13510 11520 11610 11510 12500. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY
EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13510 12520 12510 11500. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK/JJR/RSH



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