186  
FZUS61 KBUF 210237  
GLFLO  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE ONTARIO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
937 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
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 30.8 INCH HIGH WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE CENTRAL  
PLAINS TONIGHT...THEN WILL SLOWLY MOVE TO THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY ON  
FRIDAY. THE LARGE HIGH WILL BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY OVER THE DEEP  
SOUTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BEFORE MOVING OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST  
SUNDAY NIGHT. A 29.5 INCH LOW OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT  
WILL MOVE ACROSS ILLINOIS ON MONDAY...THEN WILL TRACK NORTHEAST  
ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.  
 
LOZ062-211015-  
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH-  
937 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES  
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND  
9 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. WAVES  
5 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES  
5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND  
10 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.  
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
DURING THE DAY, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY  
NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
LOZ063>065-211015-  
LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE  
RIVER-  
937 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.  
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE  
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET. WAVES  
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 9 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.  
WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.  
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY  
DURING THE DAY, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW  
SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.  
 

 
 
LOZ061-211015-  
MAFOR 2104/  
ONTARIO WEST 1/2 13620 13530 12540. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT.  
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET, AND OCCASIONALLY  
AROUND 9 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET, AND OCCASIONALLY AROUND  
10 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.  
 
ONTARIO EAST 1/2 11620 19627 13620 13530 11540. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET  
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET, AND  
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 9 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET, AND  
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.  
 

 
 
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