Marine Weather for LO 042

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 7:05 am EST on January 17, 2020
Gale watch in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon
Niagara River To Hamlin Beach Along Lake Ontario-
Today
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Tonight
Light and variable winds becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
Saturday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain and snow in the evening, then a chance of snow overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
Sunday
West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow likely. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
Monday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Watches & Warnings

Special Weather Statement
Issued: 7:03 AM EST Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service

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

* what... west winds to 35 knots and waves 11 to 15 feet possible.

* Where... the open waters of Lake Ontario from the Niagara River
to Hamlin beach.

* When... from Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.

* 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
NW Lake Ontario Ajax 45159 39 °F 0.33 ft
West Lake Ontario Grimsby 45139 43 °F 0.66 ft
Port Colborne 45142 45 °F 4.92 ft
EAST Lake Ontario 20NM North Northeast of Rochester, NY 45012 42 °F
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Dunkirk, NY DBLN6
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