Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
435 PM EDT Mon Oct 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.

LEZ020-160315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
435 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers early.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 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.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Saturday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 63 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-160315-
Lower Niagara River-
435 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers early.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
rain showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then
clearing.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Saturday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-160315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
435 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of showers this evening. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect showers likely. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect showers
likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect
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 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ042-160315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
435 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots.
A chance of showers this evening. Waves 8 to 11 feet building to
10 to 14 feet, then subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 18 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning, then occasional lake effect showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect rain showers likely. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-160315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
435 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of showers early, then showers likely. A chance of showers
late. Waves 10 to 13 feet building to 12 to 16 feet, then
subsiding to 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Lake effect showers. Waves
5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect 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.
Lake effect rain showers during the day. 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 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 62 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-160315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
435 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Showers likely through the early overnight, then a chance of
showers late. Waves 8 to 11 feet building to 11 to 15 feet, then
subsiding to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect showers in
the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
rain showers. 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
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

$$



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