NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
941 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

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.

LEZ020-112215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
941 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 42 degrees.

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LOZ030-112215-
Lower Niagara River-
941 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Light and variable winds. Partly sunny late this
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

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LEZ040-041-112215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
941 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow showers late this morning. A chance of snow late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

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LOZ042-112215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
941 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers late this morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 6 to
10 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

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LOZ043-044-112215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
941 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers late this morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 8 to
11 feet building to 9 to 13 feet, then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

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LOZ045-112215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
941 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow showers late this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to 9 to 12 feet, then
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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NWS BUF Office Near Shore Forecast