Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1035 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 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.

LEZ020-182115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1035 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Snow
likely with a chance of rain in the evening, then snow overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of rain and snow during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-182115-
Lower Niagara River-
1035 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then snow overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the morning, then rain and snow in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain likely in the evening, then a
chance of snow overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. A chance of snow during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-182115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1035 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow in the evening, then
snow overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of snow and rain during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-182115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1035 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then snow overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
in the morning, then rain and snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow
likely in the evening, then a chance of snow overnight. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-182115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1035 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy late
this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance of
rain in the evening, then snow with rain likely overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow in the morning, then snow and
rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow
in the evening, then snow likely overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely with a chance of rain during the day. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-182115-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1035 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain late
this morning. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 10 knots or
less. Snow with a chance of rain overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the morning, then rain and snow in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow
in the evening, then snow likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Snow likely with a chance of rain during the day, then
a chance of rain Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$


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