Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 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.

LEZ020-220915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers during the day, then showers likely
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220915-
Lower Niagara River-
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers during the day, then showers likely
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-220915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Partly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day, then showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ042-220915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest
15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers late. Waves 6 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day, then showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-220915-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of thunderstorms late this evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to 8 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Partly to
mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers during the day, then showers likely Tuesday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 58 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-220915-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms late this evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to
9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 knots or
less. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers during the day, then showers likely Tuesday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely during the day, then a chance of showers Wednesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-220915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1020 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms late this evening. Waves
5 to 8 feet building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers during the day, then showers likely Tuesday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Showers likely during the day, then a chance of showers Wednesday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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