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FZUS61 KBUF 160229
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
929 PM EST Thu Feb 15 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 29.4 inch low over central Quebec will move toward the Canadian
Maritimes tonight while deepening to 29.3 inches. A trailing cold
front will drop south across the lake tonight. A 30.5 inch high
over the Central Plains Friday will move east across the lake to
the Northeast by Saturday. A warm front will lift north across the
lake Monday.

LOZ062-161015-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
929 PM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. Rain
likely, then a chance of rain showers late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of light snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Patchy fog Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Patchy fog during the day. Rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ063>065-161015-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
929 PM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog late
this evening. Rain, then a chance of rain showers late. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers. Patchy fog Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ061-161015-
MAFOR 1604/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11606 11603 11613 11720 14730. A chance of rain
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet Friday.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and occasionally
around 9 feet Friday evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11606 11600 11710 11720 12730 11630 11730. A
chance of rain late this evening. A chance of snow showers Friday
evening. Waves 2 feet or less overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet Friday.
Waves 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet Friday evening.

$$



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