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GLFLO

GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
130 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE ONTARIO

.SYNOPSIS...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AND AWAY FROM
THE LAKE EARLY THIS MORNING. A 30.6 INCH OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES
THIS EARLY MORNING WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS LAKE ONTARIO TODAY AND
TONIGHT. THE HIGH WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
DURING THE DAY THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE LAKE
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. A 30.6 INCH HIGH WILL PASS TO THE
NORTH OF THE LAKE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY
STALLS JUST SOUTH OF THE LAKE.

LOZ062-220900-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
130 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ063>065-220900-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
130 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN WITH SNOW LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN RAIN FRIDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. RAIN AND
SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

LOZ061-220800-
MAFOR 2206 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13730 14720. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11730 12830 14720. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

$$


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