NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Wed Dec 19 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.

LEZ020-191000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in the
evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Rain.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain during the day, then rain
showers with a chance of snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

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LOZ030-191000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Rain.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain during the day, then rain
showers with a chance of snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

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LEZ040-041-191000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in the
evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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LOZ042-191000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Saturday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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LOZ043-044-191000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Rain.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers Friday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
and rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 39 degrees.

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LOZ045-191000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
south 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Rain during the day, then rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

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NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast