NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 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.

LEZ020-150400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming west around
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.

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LOZ030-150400-
Lower Niagara River-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Partly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming west around
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

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LEZ041-150400-
Dunkirk to Buffalo along Lake Erie-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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LEZ040-150400-
Ripley to Dunkirk along Lake Erie-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of rain in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

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LOZ042-150400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Partly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

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LOZ043-044-150400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 40 degrees.

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LOZ045-150400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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Fries/Hitchcock/JJR/TMA

NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast