NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
424 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 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.

LEZ020-160315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
424 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest around
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms...mainly early.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

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LOZ030-160315-
Lower Niagara River-
424 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then just a
chance of showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. Sunny.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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LEZ040-041-160315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
424 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2
feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms...mainly early. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-160315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
424 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-160315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
424 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms early. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-160315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
424 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers and strong thunderstorms this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms overnight.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north
10 to 15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast