NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Mon Jan 20 2020

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.

LEZ020-201000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Mon Jan 20 2020

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely, then a chance of snow showers
late.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain and snow
showers Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 37 degrees.

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LOZ030-201000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Mon Jan 20 2020

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain and snow
showers Friday night.

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LEZ040-041-201000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Mon Jan 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain showers
Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

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LOZ042-201000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Mon Jan 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

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LOZ043-044-201000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Mon Jan 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely, then a chance
of snow showers late. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain and snow showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or
less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

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LOZ045-201000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Mon Jan 20 2020

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 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.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

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NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast