Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

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.

LEZ020-121515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers this morning otherwise mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 67 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-121515-
Lower Niagara River-
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to around 10 knots. A chance of showers this morning
otherwise mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ041-121515-
Dunkirk to Buffalo along Lake Erie-
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers this morning otherwise mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4
feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2
feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-121515-
Ripley to Dunkirk along Lake Erie-
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers this morning otherwise mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-121515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers this
morning otherwise mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3
to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-121515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers early
otherwise mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4
feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Partly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds increasing to 30 knots. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 67 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-121515-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
702 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers early then
clearing. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers. Waves subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds increasing to 30 knots. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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