Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
143 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 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.

LEZ020-222115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
143 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain showers during the day.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 57 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-222115-
Lower Niagara River-
143 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-222115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
143 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of waterspouts. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-222115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
143 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. A chance of waterspouts.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-222115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
143 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the afternoon. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 58 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-222115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
143 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers early. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers. A chance of waterspouts in the afternoon. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely,
mainly in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$



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