NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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FZUS51 KBUF 190216
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1016 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 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.

LEZ020-190915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1016 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers likely
Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 59 degrees.

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LOZ030-190915-
Lower Niagara River-
1016 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers likely
Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day.

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LEZ040-041-190915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1016 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

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LOZ042-190915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1016 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Mainly clear late this evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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LOZ043-044-190915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1016 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to
less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain during
the day, then showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 59 degrees.

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LOZ045-190915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1016 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers Monday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

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NWS BUF Office Area Near Shore Forecast