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Experimental Tabular Open Lake Forecast for Lake Ontario
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
152 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

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 29.4 inch low across the lower Great Lakes tonight will track
southeastward and off New Jersey coast on Wednesday. A strong
cold front will cross the lake early Thursday morning as a
deepening 29.1 inch low crosses the Ottawa valley. The storm
system will move to the Canadian maritimes Thursday night and
Friday. A 30.0 inch high over the southeast states will ridge
northward across the lake Saturday before moving off the mid-
Atlantic coast on Sunday.

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Lake Ontario open waters from the Niagara River to Hamlin Beach-
152 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.Today...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy.
Sfc winds...........Northeast 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
                              afternoon.
100-ft winds........Northeast 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the
                              afternoon.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the
                              afternoon.
Ocnl waves..........Around 5 feet in the morning.

.TONIGHT...
Weather.............Partly cloudy, then mostly cloudy with showers
                              after midnight.
Sfc winds...........West 5 to 10 knots becoming south after
                              midnight.
100-ft winds........West 10 to 15 knots becoming south after
                              midnight.
Sig waves...........2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy with showers, then mostly sunny
                              with showers likely in the afternoon.
Sfc winds...........West to 30 knots.
100-ft winds........West gales to 35 knots.
Sig waves...........6 to 9 feet.
Ocnl waves..........Around 10 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy with chance of showers.
Sfc winds...........West to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot gales
                              after midnight.
100-ft winds........West gales to 35 knots increasing to 45 knots
                              after midnight.
Sig waves...........8 to 12 feet.
Ocnl waves..........Around 15 feet.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5......
.FRIDAY...Windy. Chance of showers. West winds to 30 knots. Waves
8 to 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Chance of showers in the afternoon. showers likely.
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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Lake Ontario open waters from Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay-
Lake Ontario open waters from Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay-
Lake Ontario open waters from Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence
River-
152 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.Today...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy.
Sfc winds...........North 10 to 15 knots.
100-ft winds........North 15 to 20 knots.
Sig waves...........3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the
                              afternoon.
Ocnl waves..........Around 6 feet in the morning.

.TONIGHT...
Weather.............Mostly cloudy, then showers likely after
                              midnight.
Sfc winds...........West 5 to 10 knots becoming south after
                              midnight.
100-ft winds........West 10 to 15 knots becoming south after
                              midnight.
Sig waves...........2 to 4 feet.

.THURSDAY...
Weather.............Showers, then showers likely in the afternoon.
Sfc winds...........South 15 to 20 knots increasing to west gales
                              to 35 knots in the afternoon.
100-ft winds........South 20 to 25 knots increasing to west gales
                              to 45 knots in the afternoon.
Sig waves...........6 to 9 feet.
Ocnl waves..........Around 12 feet.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Weather.............Partly cloudy with chance of showers, then
                              mostly cloudy with rain and snow showers likely
                              after midnight.
Sfc winds...........West to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot gales
                              after midnight.
100-ft winds........West gales to 35 knots increasing to 45 knots
                              after midnight.
Sig waves...........8 to 12 feet building to 12 to 16 feet after
                              midnight.
Ocnl waves..........Around 14 feet building to around 19 feet after
                              midnight.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5......
.FRIDAY...Windy. Snow showers likely in the morning. showers
likely, then chance of showers in the evening. West winds to
30 knots. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Chance of showers in the afternoon. showers likely.
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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MAFOR 0809/
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 11100 19106 11100 11700 12600 11500 12406. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet today. Waves 1 to 2 feet
tonight.

ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11100 19106 11100 11800 11700 11600 11500 12406.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight.

$$

 

Occasional waves will only be displayed when values meet or exceed 5 feet / 2 meters.

 

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