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FZUS61 KBUF 270827
GLFLO

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
427 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

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 WEAK 29.9 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES TODAY BEFORE DRIFTING TO NEW ENGLAND BY SUNDAY.
A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL THEN MOVE FROM ILLINOIS SUNDAY MORNING TO
JAMES BAY BY MONDAY EVENING...WHERE IT WILL THEN STALL THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

LOZ062-271500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-
427 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. PATCHY
FOG EARLY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS MONDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ063>065-271500-
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER-
427 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. PATCHY FOG
EARLY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ061-271500-
MAFOR 2709/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11600 11700 12100 14200. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11300 11200 11100 11800 11700 11600 12500. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$


JJR/RSH



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