Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
618 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 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.

LEZ020-181515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
618 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Clear.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers Sunday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 64 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181515-
Lower Niagara River-
618 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Clear.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers Sunday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-181515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
618 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers Sunday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ042-181515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
618 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Clear.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-181515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
618 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 knots
or less. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers Sunday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 53 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
618 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Clear.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$



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