Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 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.

LEZ020-190315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of rain after midnight. Rain late.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Rain in
the morning, then rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-190315-
Lower Niagara River-
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain after
midnight. Rain late.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Rain
in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-190315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers late this evening. Rain after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots. Rain in the morning, then occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
during the day, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy, then
clearing. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-190315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain after
midnight. Rain late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain in the morning, then
rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-190315-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Occasional rain late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Showers
likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-190315-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Rain
likely late. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely in the evening, then showers with a chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-190315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
709 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of rain late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy, then
clearing. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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