Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
143 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.

LEZ020-140915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
143 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain in the morning,
then rain and freezing rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing rain.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east. Freezing
rain and rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain with
a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then snow and rain
likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday
night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-140915-
Lower Niagara River-
143 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain in the morning,
then freezing rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Freezing rain.
.SUNDAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Freezing rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then snow and rain likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow and rain likely during the day, then snow likely
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-140915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
143 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

LOZ042-140915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
143 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales. Rain and freezing rain in the morning, then freezing rain
in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast gales to 40 knots. Freezing rain.
Waves 8 to 12 feet building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally
around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast gales to 35 knots becoming east to 40 knots.
Freezing rain in the morning, then rain and freezing rain in the
afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East gales to 35 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then snow and rain 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. Snow likely. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ044-140915-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
143 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain likely in the morning, then freezing
rain, rain and sleet likely in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Freezing rain and sleet in the evening, then
freezing rain overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east. Freezing
rain and rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast to
30 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 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 with snow with possible
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely. 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 rain showers and snow during the day, then
a chance of rain showers 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.

$$

LOZ043-140915-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
143 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales. Rain in the morning, then freezing rain with rain likely
in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet building to 8 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast gales to 35 knots. Freezing rain in
the evening, then rain and freezing rain overnight. Waves 9 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast gales to 35 knots becoming east. Rain and
freezing rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves
9 to 13 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain with
a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then rain likely with a
chance of snow 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. Snow likely. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers
and snow during the day, then a chance of rain showers 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.

$$

LOZ045-140915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
143 AM EDT Sat Apr 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain, freezing rain
and sleet in the morning, then snow, sleet and freezing rain in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Sleet, freezing rain and snow in the evening,
then freezing rain and sleet overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing rain in the
morning, then rain and freezing rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast to
30 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 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 snow likely with pockets of
rain and thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers and snow 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.

$$



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