Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
442 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 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.

LEZ020-181515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
442 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain and snow showers early.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 61 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181515-
Lower Niagara River-
442 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain and snow showers early.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-181515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
442 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-181515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
442 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Partly to
mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 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 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-181515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
442 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Occasional rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 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.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 61 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
442 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...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. Mostly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Occasional rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$


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