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FZUS61 KBUF 240219
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1019 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...A 30.3 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE MID ATLANTIC STATES
THIS EVENING WILL DRIFT OFF THE EAST COAST OVERNIGHT AND THEN
REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THURSDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL THEN
CROSS THE LAKE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. A 30.2 INCH HIGH IS THEN
FORECAST TO BUILD INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES FRIDAY BEFORE
DRIFTING TO THE EASTERN LAKES AND NEW ENGLAND SATURDAY.

LOZ062-240915-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
1019 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-240915-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
1019 PM EDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MAFOR 2403/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14500 11400 11200 11300 11410. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13500 12410 11300 11200 11310. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS WEDNESDAY EVENING.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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