NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 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.

LEZ020-230330-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

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LOZ030-230330-
Lower Niagara River-
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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LEZ040-041-230330-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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LOZ042-230330-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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LOZ043-230330-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 61 degrees.

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LOZ044-230330-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Mostly
cloudy early, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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LOZ045-230330-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 PM EDT Thu Aug 22 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast