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GLFLO

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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1230 AM EST Tue Jan 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 30.1 inch low over southern Lower Michigan will
weaken and drift eastward across the Central and Lower Great Lakes
through Tuesday. Another 30.7 inch high over Missouri Wednesday
morning will then settle across the Deep South Wednesday afternoon
into Thursday, before drifting off the Georgia and Carolina
coastline on Friday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1230 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Occasional snow.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of flurries early
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow
showers likely overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1230 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of snow
showers in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west
to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely
Thursday night. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1607 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11217 11300 11400 11500 12600 11610. A chance of
snow showers Tuesday morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12407 11507 11500 11600 11800 11100. A chance of
snow showers Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday evening. Waves 1 to 3
feet overnight. Waves 2 feet or less Tuesday. Waves 1 to 3 feet
Tuesday evening.

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