Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
632 AM EDT Fri May 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.

LEZ020-181515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
632 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Rain
in the morning, then rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely
overnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181515-
Lower Niagara River-
632 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Rain in the morning, then rain likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely
overnight.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers during
the day.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-181515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
632 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain in
the morning, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-181515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
632 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain in the morning, then
rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Mostly
cloudy, then clearing. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast.
A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-181515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
632 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain in the morning,
then rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-181515-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
632 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Rain
likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely during the
day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-181515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
632 AM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers Monday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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