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FZUS61 KBUF 201710
GLFLO

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1210 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 over the upper Great Lakes will track northeastward
to central Quebec through 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.

LOZ062-202200-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
1210 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog.
Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. A chance
of showers in the evening and again late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to 15 knots.
Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers during the day,
then rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ063>065-202200-
Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to the Saint Lawrence
River-
1210 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. Showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.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. Areas
of fog. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers during the day, then
rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or
less.

$$

LOZ061-202200-
MAFOR 2016 AMD/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 12526 14523 11526 11726. A chance of showers
tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 12416 11513 11413 13423 11526. A chance of
showers this evening. Waves 2 feet or less this afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 feet or less Wednesday morning.

$$

JJR


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