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FZUS61 KBUF 202132
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
432 PM EST Tue Feb 20 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 29.8 inch low near the SOO will track northeastward to central
Quebec tonight...then to Labrador on Wednesday. The low will push
a warm front north of the lake by this evening...with its
trailing strong cold front then crossing the region on Wednesday.
In the wake of the cold front...a 30.7 inch high will build across
the Great Lakes Wednesday night and Thursday...before drifting
off the New England coastline on Friday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
432 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered rain showers
with areas of fog. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain with areas of fog through early afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northeast 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 1
to 3 feet.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
432 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
early. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Occasional rain with areas of fog. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 2
to 4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 2022/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 14523 11526 12726 11723. A chance of showers
tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet Wednesday.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11513 11413 13423 11526 11626 11633. A chance of
showers this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3
feet building to 3 to 5 feet Wednesday.

$$



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