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GLFLO

GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
930 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.

LOZ062-162200-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
930 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Snow late this morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow
after midnight. 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.

$$

LOZ063>065-162200-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
930 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Snow late this morning, then a chance of snow showers early this
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of snow
showers early, then snow from late evening on. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Snow.
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.

$$

LOZ061-162200-
MAFOR 1616/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 12600 11610 13617 11610. A chance of snow
showers this evening and Wednesday morning. Waves 2 feet or less
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Wednesday morning.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11500 11600 11800 11100 11817 11727 11627 11617.
A chance of snow showers late this morning. Waves 1 foot or less
this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet
tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Wednesday morning.

$$


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