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GLFLO

GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1230 AM EST Fri Feb 23 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 30.8 inch high over the Saint Lawrence Valley will drift to the
Canadian Maritimes overnight. A 30.1 inch low over Missouri this
morning will track northeastward to the Upper Lakes later today
while pushing a warm front north across Lake Ontario. In the wake of
this system, high pressure over the Northern Plains this evening
will then briefly build across Lake Ontario late tonight and
Saturday, before a deep storm system tracks from the Central Plains
to the Upper Great Lakes Saturday night and Sunday.

LOZ062-231000-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1230 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Rain from late morning on. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain overnight.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ063>065-231000-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1230 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain and freezing rain late in the morning. Rain in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast
10 knots or less. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain with a chance of freezing rain overnight. Waves
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ061-231000-
MAFOR 2307 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12220 11320 11326 11516 11510 11610. A chance of
rain Friday morning. A chance of showers Friday evening. Waves 2
to 4 feet overnight and Friday. Waves 2 feet or less Friday
evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11210 12320 11436 11426 11526 11610. A chance of
rain and freezing rain Friday morning. A chance of showers Friday
evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet Friday. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
Friday evening.

$$



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