Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
154 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.

LEZ020-150915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
154 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. A chance of showers late.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Showers likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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. Mostly sunny.
.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. Becoming mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 63 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-150915-
Lower Niagara River-
154 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. A chance
of showers late.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Showers likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-150915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
154 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots in the afternoon. Showers likely. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west.
Showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Wednesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-150915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
154 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots in the afternoon. Showers likely. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 7 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-150915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
154 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots in the afternoon. Showers likely. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of showers. Waves 9 to 12 feet building to 10 to 15 feet.
Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 63 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-150915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
154 AM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers
overnight. Waves 8 to 11 feet building to 9 to 13 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny. 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.
Showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

$$


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