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FZUS61 KBUF 230600
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
100 AM EST Tue Jan 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 broad 29.4 inch low will advance from Lower
Michigan to southwest Quebec today while deepening to 29.3 inches.
This system will push an occluded front across the lake today.
The 29.3 inch low will exiting across the Saint Lawrence Valley
tonight. As the low moves across the Canadian Maritimes on
Wednesday...a 30.5 inch ridge will move across the Upper Great
Lakes. The ridge will cross the Lower Great Lakes Thursday and
Thursday night...then will make its way across New England on
Friday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Sodus Bay-
100 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast.
Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers early, then rain showers from late morning
on. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
Rain and snow likely in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely
in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of flurries during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence
River-
100 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional rain in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain
and snow likely in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the morning, then a
chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
flurries during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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MAFOR 2304/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11236 11316 12410 11526 11536 11546 11640. A
chance of showers Tuesday morning. A chance of rain and snow
Tuesday evening. Waves 2 feet or less overnight. Waves 1 to 3
feet building to 3 to 5 feet Tuesday. Waves 3 to 6 feet building
to 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet Tuesday evening.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11316 11326 11426 11420 11410 12536 11647. A
chance of showers Tuesday morning. Waves 1 foot or less
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet Tuesday.
Waves 5 to 8 feet, and occasionally around 10 feet Tuesday
evening.

$$


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