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FZUS61 KBUF 260816
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
416 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 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 29.5 INCH LOW NEAR LONG ISLAND WILL DRIFT TO NOVA
SCOTIA TODAY. A WEAK 29.9 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY...BEFORE A 29.6 INCH LOW MOVES FROM
THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE ONTARIO-QUEBEC BORDER SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT...THEN TO JAMES BAY MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

LOZ062-261500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
416 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST.
SCATTERED SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-261500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
416 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2609/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12700 14600 11600 11400. SCATTERED SHOWERS
TODAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11800 14700 11800 11100 11200. SCATTERED SHOWERS
TODAY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$


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