NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1040 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 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.

LEZ020-252115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1040 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

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LOZ030-252115-
Lower Niagara River-
1040 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early.
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...
then a chance of showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-252115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1040 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers early.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 2 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. A chance of showers in the evening...then showers with a
chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to 30
knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...
then scattered showers with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day...then
showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-252115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1040 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early.
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15
knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely in the
morning...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day...then
showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-252115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1040 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers early. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers and
thunderstorms likely during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 67 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-252115-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1040 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Scattered showers and thunderstorms late. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15
knots. A chance of showers in the evening...then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
and thunderstorms likely during the day...then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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NWS BUF Office Near Shore Forecast