Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 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-
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain early, then rain with
a chance of thunderstorms from late evening on.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then rain likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow overnight.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance of
rain during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Wednesday
night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain and
snow likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-160315-
Lower Niagara River-
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain early, then rain with
a chance of thunderstorms from late evening on.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain with
a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then rain likely in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow overnight.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow and rain in the morning, then a chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain and snow likely
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-160315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Rain early, then rain with a chance of thunderstorms
from late evening on. Waves in ice free areas 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves in
ice free areas occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 20 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Rain likely in the evening, then rain and snow likely overnight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow likely in the morning,
then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow in
the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain during the day,
then rain and snow showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
and snow likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-160315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...East gales to 40 knots diminishing to 35 knots. Rain
with a chance of freezing rain early, then rain with a chance of
thunderstorms from late evening on. Waves 10 to 15 feet. Waves
occasionally around 19 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a chance of rain
showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ044-160315-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots. Rain late this evening. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight, then rain late.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Rain with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely. Waves
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then a chance of rain
and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain likely during the day, then rain showers likely Thursday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-160315-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...East gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Scattered rain showers early, then rain with a chance of
thunderstorms from late evening on. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding
to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Rain with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then rain showers likely
Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-160315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
503 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered rain showers with
a chance of freezing rain early, then freezing rain and rain late
this evening. Rain, freezing rain with a chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Rain. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Rain. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain and snow likely during the day, then rain and snow showers
likely Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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