Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

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.

LEZ020-251500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain through the morning, then a chance of showers
early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light
and variable. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers Saturday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 69 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-251500-
Lower Niagara River-
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain through the morning,
then a chance of showers early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to
less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
Saturday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-251500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...South winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
this morning. Rain through the morning, then a chance of showers
early this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
and diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-251500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Rain through the morning, then a chance of showers
early this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet,
then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots overnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to
2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-251500-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain through early afternoon.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots overnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 66 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-251500-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain through early afternoon, then a chance of showers
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-251500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain through early
afternoon, then a chance of showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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