Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 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.

LEZ020-161515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots this afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers likely.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely
in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. Rain likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
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.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161515-
Lower Niagara River-
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely in the evening, then a
chance of snow and rain showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow
showers likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain 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.

$$

LEZ040-041-161515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots this afternoon. Rain through early
afternoon, then a chance of rain showers late. Waves in ice free
areas 2 feet or less building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves in ice free
areas occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers in the evening, then
rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely 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 becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. A chance of rain during the day,
then rain likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-161515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely with a
chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain and snow showers
likely in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain showers
in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Rain likely Wednesday night. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally
around 9 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 building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ044-161515-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Rain early, then
rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Rain late. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain in
the evening, then rain showers likely overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely in the evening, then rain showers likely overnight. Waves
6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of rain showers
during the day, then rain likely Wednesday night. Waves 7 to
10 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain likely during the day, then rain showers
likely Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-161515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Rain early, then rain with a chance of thunderstorms. Rain late.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers
overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of
rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Rain likely Wednesday night. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally
around 10 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 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 rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
640 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots this afternoon. Rain. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain in
the evening, then rain and snow showers likely overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Rain and snow showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers during the day, then rain likely Wednesday night. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain likely during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$



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