Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 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.

LEZ020-142115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain this
morning, then rain likely with a chance of freezing rain early
this afternoon. Freezing rain late.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing rain.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-142115-
Lower Niagara River-
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
30 knots. Rain late this morning, then rain with freezing rain
likely early this afternoon. Freezing rain late.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Freezing rain.
.SUNDAY...East winds to 30 knots. Freezing rain in the morning,
then rain in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-142115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots increasing to
35 knot gales. A chance of rain showers, then rain and freezing
rain late. Waves in ice free areas 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast gales to 35 knots. Freezing rain and rain in
the evening, then freezing rain overnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming east 15 to
25 knots. Rain and freezing rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain
showers likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely during
the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the
day, then rain showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-142115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots increasing to
35 knot gales. Rain late this morning, then rain and freezing
rain early this afternoon. Freezing rain late. Waves 6 to 9 feet
building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast gales to 35 knots becoming east. Freezing
rain. Waves 10 to 15 feet building to 12 to 16 feet. Waves
occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY...East gales to 35 knots. Freezing rain in the morning,
then rain in the afternoon. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves
occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots overnight. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain with
a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of rain
and snow showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely
Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ044-142115-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. A chance of rain showers late this morning, then a
chance of rain showers and freezing rain early this afternoon.
Freezing rain and rain late. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Freezing rain. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing rain and rain in
the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southeast.
Rain likely in the evening, then rain with a chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then rain showers likely Monday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-142115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Rain late this
morning, then rain likely with a chance of freezing rain early
this afternoon. Rain and freezing rain late. Waves 7 to 10 feet
building to 9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast gales to 35 knots. Freezing rain. Waves
10 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY...East gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Freezing rain and rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 10 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around
19 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast. Rain
in the evening, then rain with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain with
a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then rain showers
likely Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely
Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-142115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
925 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Rain and freezing rain late this morning, then sleet,
freezing rain with a chance of rain showers early this afternoon.
Freezing rain and sleet late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Freezing rain and sleet.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming east 15 to
25 knots. Freezing rain in the morning, then rain and freezing
rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast.
Rain and freezing rain in the evening, then rain with a chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then rain with snow showers likely Monday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain showers
Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

Hitchcock



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