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GLFLO

GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
630 AM EST Tue Jan 16 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 30.1 inch low over southern Lower Michigan will
weaken and drift eastward across the Central and Lower Great Lakes
today. Another 30.7 inch high over Missouri Wednesday morning will
then settle across the Deep South Wednesday afternoon into Thursday,
before drifting off the Georgia and Carolina coastline on Friday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
630 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow likely
this morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers late in the evening. Lake
effect snow showers likely after midnight, then a chance of snow
showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Waves 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
630 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely early, then a chance of snow from late morning on. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of snow
showers through the early overnight, then lake effect snow
showers likely late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west
to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Saturday night. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1613 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11400 11500 12600 13610. A chance of snow
through mid morning. A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2
feet or less today. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12500 11600 11800 11100 11810 11620. A chance of
snow through mid morning. A chance of lake effect snow showers
tonight. Waves 1 foot or less today. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 2 to 4 feet tonight.

$$


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