Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1031 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 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.

LEZ020-172100-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1031 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Snow showers, then snow showers likely with a chance of rain
showers late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Rain showers likely in the evening, then snow and rain
showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
and rain showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172100-
Lower Niagara River-
1031 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers late this morning, then snow showers with a chance of
rain showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Rain showers likely in the evening, then snow and rain
showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers with rain showers likely during the day,
then rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-172100-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1031 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers, then
snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers late. Waves in
ice free areas 5 to 8 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-172100-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1031 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers late this morning, then snow showers with a chance of
rain showers this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers in
the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers overnight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly
sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Rain showers likely in the evening, then rain and snow
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers during the day, then rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers Thursday night.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers 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 becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-172100-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1031 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers late this morning, then snow showers likely with a chance
of rain showers early this afternoon. A chance of rain showers
late. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers in
the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers overnight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers in the morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
less than 10 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then
rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers during the day, then rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers Thursday night.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-172100-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1031 AM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely
late this morning, then snow showers likely with a chance of rain
showers early this afternoon. Snow showers likely late. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers with a chance
of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely with
a chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain
showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast
less than 10 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then
rain and snow showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

$$



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