Marine Weather for LE 061

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 7:27 am EST on January 17, 2020
Gale watch in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday morning
Lake Erie Open Waters From Ripley To Buffalo Ny-
Lake Erie Open Waters From Willowick To Geneva-On-The-Lake Oh-
Lake Erie Open Waters From Geneva-On-The-Lake To Conneaut Oh-
Lake Erie Open Waters From Conneaut Oh To Ripley Ny-
North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots. A slight chance of snow after midnight. Snow likely late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to 30 knots. Snow and rain. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain and snow in the evening, then snow and rain showers overnight. Waves 8 to 11 feet building to 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray during the day. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Watches & Warnings

Special Weather Statement
Issued: 7:24 AM EST Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service

... Gale watch remains in effect from Saturday evening through
Sunday morning...

* what... west winds 30 to 40 knots with gusts up to 50 knots and
waves 9 to 14 feet possible.

* Where... portions of central and Eastern Lake Erie.

* When... Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

* Impacts... strong winds can cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe Harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and waves.

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Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Port Colborne 45142 45 °F 4.92 ft
West Lake Ontario Grimsby 45139 43 °F 0.66 ft
NW Lake Ontario Ajax 45159 39 °F 0.33 ft
Port Stanley 45132 49 °F 0.33 ft
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Dunkirk, NY DBLN6