Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
724 PM EDT Mon Apr 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.

LEZ020-170315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
724 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Rain.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain during the day,
then a chance of rain and snow showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170315-
Lower Niagara River-
724 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow and
rain.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Rain.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
during the day, then rain showers likely with a chance of snow
showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-170315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
724 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow.
Waves in ice free areas 5 to 9 feet. Waves in ice free areas
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Snow and rain showers
likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Rain. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Thursday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-170315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
724 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow through the early overnight, then rain with snow showers
likely late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then
becoming partly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers likely Thursday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-170315-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
724 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain early, then rain with
snow showers likely. Rain and snow showers likely late. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers likely Thursday
night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-170315-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
724 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain this evening,
then rain with snow showers likely after midnight. Rain and snow
showers likely late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers in the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then
a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
east. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
during the day, then rain showers likely with a chance of snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

Hitchcock



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