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FZUS61 KBUF 152000
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
300 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 western Quebec will shift 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.

LOZ062-160415-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
300 PM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Areas of
fog. Rain through the early overnight, then a chance of rain
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Areas of fog early.
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>065-160415-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
300 PM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Areas of
fog. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Areas of
fog early. A chance of rain and snow showers early, then a chance
of snow and rain showers late in the morning. 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.

$$

LOZ061-160415-
MAFOR 1522/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11513 11606 11706 12613 11720 12730. A chance of
drizzle, then a chance of rain early this evening. Waves 2 to 4
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet Friday.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11513 11506 11606 11616 11613 11720 12730. A
chance of drizzle early this evening. A chance of rain Friday
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less tonight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet Friday.

$$



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