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FZUS61 KBUF 160549
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1249 AM EST Fri Feb 16 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 over central Quebec will move toward the Canadian
Maritimes overnight while deepening to 29.3 inches. A trailing
cold front will drop south across the lake overnight. A 30.5 inch
high over the Central Plains Friday will move east across the
lake to the Northeast by Saturday. A warm front will lift north
across the lake Monday.

LOZ062-161015-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1249 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25
knots. Areas of fog early. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 6
feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of light snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Patchy fog Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Patchy fog during the day. Rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ063>065-161015-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1249 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely with a
chance of snow. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Areas of fog early. A chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 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. A chance of snow showers. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15
knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20
knots. Rain showers. Patchy fog Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ061-161015-
MAFOR 1604/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12603 11713 11720 14730. Waves 2 feet or less
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, and
occasionally around 9 feet Friday. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet Friday evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12603 11613 11720 12730 11630 11730. A chance of
rain late this evening. A chance of snow showers Friday evening.
Waves 2 feet or less overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4
to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet Friday. Waves 4 to 7
feet, and occasionally around 9 feet Friday evening.

$$



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