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FZUS61 KBUF 140534
GLFLO

GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1230 AM EST Wed Feb 14 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 30.8 inch high over eastern New York will slide off the New
England coast tonight. A wavy cold front over the Northern Plains
late Wednesday and Wednesday night will then sag southward and
cross the lake Thursday night.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1230 AM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog.
Patchy drizzle in the evening, then a chance of rain showers with
patchy drizzle overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. A chance
of rain showers with patchy drizzle in the morning, then a chance
of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers
during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1230 AM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle in the evening, then a chance of rain
showers with patchy drizzle overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. A chance of rain showers with patchy
drizzle in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely with a chance of rain showers during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building
to 7 to 10 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 1407 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11510 15520. Waves 2 feet or less overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Wednesday. Waves 2 to 4
feet Wednesday evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12420 13520 11510 11410. Waves 1 to 3 feet
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet Wednesday.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Wednesday evening.
Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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