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GLFLO

GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1230 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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 29.6 inch low near the SOO this early afternoon will
move across Lake Huron this afternoon and to New England by
Saturday. Then a 30.5 inch high will build across southern Ontario
Saturday night and into New England Sunday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1230 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Lake effect snow early, then scattered flurries late in
the evening. Scattered flurries late. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers in the morning, then scattered flurries in
the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers Monday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then
a chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1230 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Lake effect snow with some rumbles of thunder likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally
around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 6 to
10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to
less than 10 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1519 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11517 11527 11637 12640 11630 11720. Scattered
snow showers overnight and Saturday morning. Waves 2 to 3 feet
this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 10 feet, and
occasionally around 13 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 9 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet Saturday morning.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11510 11520 11537 11639 12647 11630. Waves 2 to
4 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 8 to 11
feet, and occasionally around 14 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 10
feet, and occasionally around 13 feet Saturday morning.

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