Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 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.

LEZ020-151500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots this morning. Scattered showers
early, then showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 63 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151500-
Lower Niagara River-
431 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots this morning. Scattered showers
early, then showers through early afternoon. Scattered showers
late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-151500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots this morning. Showers. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Lake
effect showers likely. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect rain showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-151500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots this morning. Isolated showers early, then showers.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots.
A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 7 to 10 feet building
to 10 to 13 feet, then subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect rain showers likely. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-151500-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots this morning. Isolated showers early, then numerous
showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Showers likely. Waves 9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect rain showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Rain showers likely during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 63 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered showers early. Showers from late morning on. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Showers likely. Waves 7 to 10 feet building to 10 to 13 feet,
then subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$



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