Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
400 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 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.

LEZ020-191515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
400 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers early. Scattered snow showers
late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-191515-
Lower Niagara River-
400 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow and
rain showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-191515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
400 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Scattered
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ042-191515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
400 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Scattered
rain showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Scattered rain showers in
the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-191515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
400 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers early.
Scattered snow showers early this afternoon, then scattered rain
showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered rain and
snow showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers
overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-191515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
400 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers this morning, then scattered
snow and rain showers early this afternoon. Scattered rain
showers late. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow and
rain showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.

$$

Church/Hitchcock



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