Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1241 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 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.

LEZ020-202115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1241 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and scattered
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers and scattered thunderstorms in the
evening, then scattered rain showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Scattered
rain and snow showers in the morning, then scattered rain showers
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 58 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-202115-
Lower Niagara River-
1241 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers early, then showers and scattered thunderstorms late.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
scattered rain showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Scattered rain and snow showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-202115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1241 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
waterspouts. Showers and scattered thunderstorms. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
waterspouts. Rain showers and scattered thunderstorms in the
evening, then scattered rain showers overnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Scattered
rain and snow showers in the morning, then scattered rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered showers in
the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-202115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1241 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of waterspouts. A chance of showers early, then showers
likely late. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely in
the evening, then scattered rain showers overnight. A chance of
waterspouts overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of waterspouts in the morning. Scattered rain and snow showers in
the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-202115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1241 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
waterspouts. Scattered showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north.
Scattered rain showers. A chance of waterspouts overnight. Waves
6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of waterspouts
in the morning. Rain showers likely with scattered snow showers
in the morning, then scattered rain showers in the afternoon.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain showers likely Monday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 58 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-202115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1241 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered showers.
Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Scattered rain showers. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered rain showers
in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain showers likely Monday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

Fries/Hitchcock


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