Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
436 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 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.

LEZ020-161515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
436 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of lake effect rain showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
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 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest 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.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 63 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161515-
Lower Niagara River-
436 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. 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.

$$

LEZ040-041-161515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
436 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect showers likely late
this morning. A chance of lake effect showers this afternoon.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Lake effect showers. 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 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day. 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...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ042-161515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
436 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...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. Lake effect showers likely.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest
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 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect rain showers likely during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely Friday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. 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.

$$

LOZ043-044-161515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
436 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect showers likely early, then a chance of showers late this
morning. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers
likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Lake effect showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
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 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect rain showers likely during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 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 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 62 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
436 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of lake effect showers. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Lake
effect showers. 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.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
A chance of rain showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 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 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet,
then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

$$



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