NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
134 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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.

LEZ020-182115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
134 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 59 degrees.

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LOZ030-182115-
Lower Niagara River-
134 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-182115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
134 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered sprinkles.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

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LOZ042-182115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
134 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered sprinkles
early. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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LOZ043-044-182115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
134 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered sprinkles.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered sprinkles in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 61 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-182115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
134 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered sprinkles in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain
showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast