Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 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.

LEZ020-151515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing rain and rain this
morning, then rain this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
10 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog
overnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Patchy fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then a chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers
likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151515-
Lower Niagara River-
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Freezing rain early, then
freezing rain and rain late this morning. Rain this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Patchy fog
in the morning. Rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain and
snow showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers
during the day, then a chance of rain showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
A chance of rain and snow showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-151515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Freezing rain and rain this
morning, then rain likely early this afternoon. A chance of rain
late. Waves in ice free areas 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Rain and snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to
2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-151515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East gales to 35 knots. Freezing rain and sleet early,
then rain and freezing rain late this morning. Rain this
afternoon. Waves 11 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around
20 feet.
.TONIGHT...East gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 10 to 15 feet. Waves
occasionally around 19 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then rain likely in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers Tuesday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. A chance of rain showers
Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ044-151515-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

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

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing rain, rain and sleet
early, then rain. A chance of rain late. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast. Rain likely
in the evening, then rain with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely during
the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.
Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain showers Wednesday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-151515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. Rain and
freezing rain early, then rain. A chance of rain late. Waves
10 to 15 feet subsiding to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 19 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding
to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less in the afternoon. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely in
the evening, then a chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. A chance of rain showers
Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
645 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Freezing rain and sleet early, then freezing rain,
sleet and rain late this morning. Rain and freezing rain this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain with freezing rain
likely in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Rain with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers with snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow and rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then a
chance of rain showers Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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