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FZUS61 KBUF 231440
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
940 AM EST Fri Feb 23 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 Maine will drift to the Canadian Maritimes
today. A 30.1 inch low over Iowa will track northeastward to the
Upper Lakes this afternoon while pushing a warm front north
across the lake. In the wake of this system, 30.5 inch high
pressure over the Northern Plains this evening will then briefly
build across the lake late tonight and Saturday, before a deep
storm system tracks from the Central Plains to the Upper Great
Lakes Saturday night and Sunday.

LOZ062-232215-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
940 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers early. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain in
the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ063>065-232215-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
940 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and freezing rain late this
morning, then rain this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain early,
then a chance of rain showers late in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 knots
or less. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain with freezing rain likely overnight. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ061-232215-
MAFOR 2316/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11316 11416 11510 13610 11710 11700. A chance of
rain late this morning. A chance of showers this evening. Waves 2
to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3
feet tonight and Saturday morning.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 13426 11510 12620 11610 11710. A chance of rain
and freezing rain late this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight and Saturday morning.

$$


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