Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 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.

LEZ020-170900-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a
chance of rain and snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the
day, then a chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 62 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170900-
Lower Niagara River-
131 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a
chance of rain and snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-170900-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers late. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect showers
likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance
of rain showers overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely Friday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-170900-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning, then lake effect showers likely in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mainly clear. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Showers likely Friday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 4 to
7 feet building to 5 to 9 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-170900-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Lake effect showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Lake effect rain
showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Sunday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 61 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170900-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers, then showers likely late. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect showers
likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
rain showers in the evening. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to
9 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$



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