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FZUS61 KBUF 180557
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1257 AM EST Thu Jan 18 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 29.5 inch low will move east across northern Quebec
and Labrador through Thursday. Meanwhile an expansive 30.8 inch
high centered over the lower Mississippi Valley will drift to the
east across the southeast states Thursday and Friday. The high
will become anchored off the southeast coast Saturday and Sunday.

LOZ062-181015-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1257 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Scattered
flurries late. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Scattered snow showers
in the morning, then scattered flurries early in the afternoon.
Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ063>065-181015-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1257 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Scattered lake
effect snow showers. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Lake effect snow showers likely early, then scattered lake effect
snow showers. Lake effect snow showers likely late. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. Rain showers
and freezing rain likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.

$$

LOZ061-181015-
MAFOR 1804/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14540 12530 11520 11627. Scattered snow showers
Thursday morning. Waves 6 to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13
feet overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet Thursday. Waves 3 to 6 feet Thursday
evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12540 11640 11647 11637 11630 12620. Scattered
snow showers overnight. A chance of lake effect snow showers
Thursday. Scattered snow showers Thursday evening. Waves 5 to 8
feet building to 7 to 10 feet, and occasionally around 13 feet
overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet, and
occasionally around 11 feet Thursday. Waves 3 to 6 feet Thursday
evening.

$$


WOOD



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