Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
730 PM 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.

LEZ020-190315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
730 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of snow from late evening on.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly
clear.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-190315-
Lower Niagara River-
730 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A chance
of snow from late evening on.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-190315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
730 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow late this evening. Snow likely after
midnight. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance
of snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-190315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
730 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance of
snow late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow and rain showers in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-190315-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
730 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance of
snow after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain
showers likely in the evening, then a chance of snow and rain
showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow and
rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-190315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
730 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots after midnight. A chance of
snow late. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow and rain
showers likely in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet 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 and rain showers in the morning, then
a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ044-190315-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
730 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow after midnight. 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. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow
showers likely 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. Snow and rain
showers likely. 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 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$



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