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FZUS61 KBUF 211419
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
919 AM EST Wed Feb 21 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 29.9 inch low over the Saint Lawrence Valley will track
northeastward to Labrador today, and will finish pushing its
trailing cold front across the lake this morning. In the wake of
the cold front, a 30.7 inch high will build across the Great
Lakes tonight and Thursday, before drifting off the New England
coastline on Friday. A 30.0 inch trough will cross the lake later
Friday with 30.2 inch high pressure extending south across the
lake Saturday.

LOZ062-212200-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
919 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain, tapering
off early this afternoon. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of snow. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain likely
with a chance of snow during the day, then a chance of rain
Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

$$

LOZ063>065-212200-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
919 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain,
tapering off to a chance of rain showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain with
a chance of snow during the day, then rain likely Friday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow during the day, then rain
likely with a chance of snow Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then rain with a chance of snow Sunday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.

$$

LOZ061-212200-
MAFOR 2116/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11726 11723 12720 11710 11810 12100. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 2 feet Thursday
morning.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11626 11623 11620 11720 11710 13110. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less Thursday
morning.

$$

CHURCH/JJR/SMITH/TMA



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