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FZUS61 KBUF 161744
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
144 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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 30.0 inch high will build across the Lower Great
Lakes through the first half of tonight. A 29.6 inch low will
move near Wisconsin late tonight with its associated warm front
moving toward Lake Ontario on Thursday. This low will track north
along the Quebec and Ontario border Friday, then a weak 29.9 inch
high will ridge across the Appalachian mountains Saturday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
144 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
144 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves 1
foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4
feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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MAFOR 1618 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11200 15300. Waves 2 feet or less.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11800 11700 11600 11500 12400 11300. Waves 1 to
3 feet this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less tonight and Thursday
morning.

$$


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