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GLFLO

GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
330 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 this morning will track
northeastward to the Upper Lakes later today while pushing a warm
front north across Lake Ontario. In the wake of this system, 30.5
inch high pressure over the Northern Plains this evening will then
briefly build across Lake Ontario late tonight and Saturday, before
a deep storm system tracks from the Central Plains to the Upper
Great Lakes Saturday night and Sunday.

LOZ062-231600-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
330 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to 15 knots.
A chance of rain early. Rain from late morning on. Patchy fog
this afternoon. 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>065-231600-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
330 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Rain from late
morning on. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 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.

$$

LOZ061-231600-
MAFOR 2310/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11220 11320 11326 11416 11510 13610. A chance of
rain this morning. A chance of showers this evening. Waves 2 to 4
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11310 11320 13426 11510 12620. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight.

$$



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