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FZUS61 KBUF 150533
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1233 AM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

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 north of Lake Ontario today with a warm
front crossing the lake. A trailing cold front will then sag
south across the lake tonight. A weak 29.6 inch low will move
south of the lake along the cold front tonight. A 30.5 inch high
over the Central Plains Friday will move east across the lake to
the Northeast during the weekend. A warm front will lift north
across the lake Monday.

LOZ062-151015-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1233 AM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Areas
of fog in the morning. A chance of drizzle early. A chance of
rain late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2
to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves 1 to 3
feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ063>065-151015-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1233 AM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of
drizzle. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of drizzle through early
afternoon. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ061-151015-
MAFOR 1504/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11600 11500 11413 11523 11530 11630 11516 11616.
A chance of drizzle overnight. Waves 2 feet or less overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Thursday. Waves 2 to 4
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Thursday evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11410 11400 11413 11423 11533 11623 11510 11506.
A chance of drizzle overnight and Thursday morning. Waves 2 feet
or less overnight. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet
Thursday. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Thursday
evening. Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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