NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
250 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 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.

LEZ020-160915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
250 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance
of rain showers Saturday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 63 degrees.

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LOZ030-160915-
Lower Niagara River-
250 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Saturday night.

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LEZ040-041-160915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
250 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect showers likely. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Lake effect showers likely.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain showers likely in the evening,
then a chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

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LOZ042-160915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
250 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning, then occasional lake effect showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain showers likely. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

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LOZ043-044-160915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
250 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West gales to 35 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 10 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely in the morning. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Lake effect showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect rain showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect rain showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 62 degrees.

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LOZ045-160915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
250 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West gales to 40 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 9
to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Lake effect showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect showers in
the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
A chance of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

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NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast