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FZUS61 KBUF 162108
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
408 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...A weak frontal boundary will push across the lake
tonight. 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.

LOZ062-170415-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
408 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers early, then snow. Waves 1 to 3
feet building to 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>065-170415-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
408 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of snow
showers early, then snow from late evening on. 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.

$$

LOZ061-170415-
MAFOR 1622/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11600 11610 13617 11610 11620 11530. A chance of
snow showers this evening and Wednesday. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 6 feet Wednesday.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11800 11107 11817 11727 11627 11617 12627. Waves
1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet Wednesday.

$$


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