Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
440 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 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.

LEZ020-170315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
440 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of lake effect showers through the early overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to around 10 knots. A chance of rain showers in
the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. 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.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 62 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170315-
Lower Niagara River-
440 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers late.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in
the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to around 10 knots. 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.

$$

LEZ040-041-170315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
440 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect showers likely from late evening on. Waves 5 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Lake effect showers. Waves
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance
of rain showers overnight. 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 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Showers likely Friday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. 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 becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-170315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
440 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Lake effect showers likely.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect rain showers. Waves
8 to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mainly clear. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Showers likely Friday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 5 to
9 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-170315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
440 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect showers likely late. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Lake effect showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect rain showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 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 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 61 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
440 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of lake effect showers early, then lake effect showers from late
evening on. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
A chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to
9 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$


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