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FZUS61 KBUF 170248
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
948 PM 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...An expansive 30.7 inch high centered over the
southern plains Wednesday morning will nose northeast across the
Lower Great Lakes Wednesday afternoon. The large surface high will
then drift to the east across the southern states Thursday and
Friday. The high will become anchored off the southeast coast
Saturday and Sunday.

LOZ062-171015-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
948 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 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 through
early afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Waves building
to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ063>065-171015-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
948 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west
to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves building to 6 to 9
feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 5 to 9 feet . Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots . A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ061-171015-
MAFOR 1704/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12527 11627 11620 11520 11530 12540. A chance of
snow showers Wednesday. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet Wednesday.
Waves 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet Wednesday
evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11727 14627 11537 12530. A chance of snow
showers Wednesday evening. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to
4 feet overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet
Wednesday. Waves 4 to 7 feet, and occasionally around 9 feet
Wednesday evening.

$$


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