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GLFLO

GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
130 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.8 INCH LOW WILL BE FOUND OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...WHILE A WEAK 30.0 INCH HIGH OVER
THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL NOSE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE UPPER
GREAT LAKES. THE AXIS OF THE SURFACE HIGH WILL WEAKEN AND DRIFT
SOUTH ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY NIGHT. A 30.O INCH HIGH OVER
THE UPPER GREAT LAKES SATURDAY NIGHT WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE LAKE
SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

LOZ062-052100-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
130 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-052100-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
130 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-052000-
MAFOR 0518 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11800 13700 13800. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11800 11810 14800 11800. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$



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