NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
430 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 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.

LEZ020-190315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
430 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Clear.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day, then showers likely Monday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 62 degrees.

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LOZ030-190315-
Lower Niagara River-
430 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Clear.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day, then showers likely Monday night.

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LEZ040-041-190315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
430 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. Clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day, then showers likely Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

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LOZ042-190315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
430 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves 1 to 2
feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day, then showers likely Monday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.

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LOZ043-044-190315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
430 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.
Sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers during the day, then showers likely Monday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 57 degrees.

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LOZ045-190315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
430 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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NWS BUF Office Near Shore Forecast