NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
331 AM EST Thu Nov 23 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.

LEZ020-231630-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
331 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers late this morning.
Rain showers likely early this afternoon, then a chance of rain
showers late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely
overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

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LOZ030-231630-
Lower Niagara River-
331 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the evening, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely
overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-231630-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
331 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers this
morning, then rain showers likely this afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

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LOZ042-231630-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
331 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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LOZ043-044-231630-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
331 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers this morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely with
a chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 48 degrees.

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LOZ045-231630-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
331 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers late this
morning. A chance of rain showers early this afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers in the evening, then a chance of rain showers overnight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely with
a chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Snow showers
likely during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

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NWS BUF Office Near Shore Forecast