Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
208 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

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.

LEZ020-192115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
208 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog.
Periods of rain.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Periods of
rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then periods
of rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely in the
morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday
night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-192115-
Lower Niagara River-
208 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. Periods of rain.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Periods of
rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then periods
of rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely in the
morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday
night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-192115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
208 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. Periods of rain early,
then periods of rain with a chance of thunderstorms late. Waves
in ice free areas 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Patchy fog in the
evening. Periods of rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then periods of rain overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-192115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
208 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Periods of
rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Patchy fog in the
evening. Periods of rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then periods of rain overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely in the
morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. A chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-192115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
208 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered rain
showers early, then periods of rain late. Waves
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Patchy fog in the
evening. Periods of rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely in the
morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-192115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
208 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots. Periods of rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. Periods of
rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely in the
morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Rain showers
likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers Tuesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

Hitchcock



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