Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 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.

LEZ020-171500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers early. A
chance of showers from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.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 and snow showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 62 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171500-
Lower Niagara River-
431 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A slight chance of showers
early, then a chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
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 and snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-171500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect showers likely early, then a chance of showers late this
morning. Lake effect showers likely this afternoon. Waves 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...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 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Partly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely Friday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 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.

$$

LOZ042-171500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

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

.TODAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers through the morning, then lake effect showers this
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect rain showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 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 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Showers likely Friday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-171500-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Lake effect showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Lake effect rain showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of
rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely 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 likely. Waves 6 to
9 feet building to 8 to 11 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 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 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 61 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 30 knots. Lake effect showers through the morning,
then a chance of showers this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves 6 to
10 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 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 likely during the day, then rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers Saturday night. Waves 7 to
10 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

$$


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