NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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FZUS51 KBUF 232005
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
405 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

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.

LEZ020-240315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
405 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely early. Patchy fog through the early
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Friday night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast less than
10 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of rain showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

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LOZ030-240315-
Lower Niagara River-
405 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers early.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest
5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of rain showers during the day.

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LEZ040-041-240315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
405 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely early. Patchy fog through the early
overnight. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south
less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance of
rain showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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LOZ042-240315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
405 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms early. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then clearing. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of rain showers during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-240315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
405 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms early, then showers likely late
this evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Cloudy in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day,
then a chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 41 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-240315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
405 PM EDT Tue Apr 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms this evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight. Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers
in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast