Forecast for Lake Ontario

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FZUS61 KBUF 211436
GLFLO 

Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
936 AM EST Sun Jan 21 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 30.3 inch high centered over the 
southeast coast will move off shore by Monday. A warm front will 
lift across the lake Monday, as a 29.4 inch low moves into the 
central Mississippi valley. This low will track across southern 
Ontario Tuesday, sweeping a cold front across the lake by late 
Tuesday.

LOZ062-063-212215-
Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Sodus Bay-
936 AM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Waves 2 feet
or less. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to 15 
knots. A chance of rain showers from late evening on. Waves 2 feet
or less. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east. Rain.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast 15 to
25 knots. Rain. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 

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LOZ064-065-212215-
Lake Ontario open waters from Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence
River-
936 AM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of rain showers after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain, freezing rain
likely with a chance of sleet in the morning, then rain and
freezing rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
southeast. A chance of rain and freezing rain in the evening,
then rain overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. 
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely during the day,
then lake effect rain and snow showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Waves
1 to 3 feet. 

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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MAFOR 2116/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11500 11300 12200 12110 11220 11136. A chance of
rain showers tonight. Waves 2 feet or less this afternoon and
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet Monday
morning. 

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11500 12300 12200 11210 11120 11130. A chance of
rain showers overnight. A chance of rain, freezing rain and sleet
Monday morning. Waves 2 feet or less this afternoon and tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Monday morning. 

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