NWS Lake Ontario Forecast

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
931 PM EST Sun Feb 18 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.

LEZ020-191000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
931 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. Rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less
than 10 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain and snow showers
likely Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

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LOZ030-191000-
Lower Niagara River-
931 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Patchy fog in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. Rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday
night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night.

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LEZ040-041-191000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
931 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
and increasing to 30 knots. Partly cloudy. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.MONDAY...South winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain during the day, then
a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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LOZ042-191000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
931 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Patchy fog in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
in the evening, then rain likely overnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

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LOZ043-044-191000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
931 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Friday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

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LOZ045-191000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
931 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves
in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain
overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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NWS BUF Office Near Shore Forecast