Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1001 PM 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.

LEZ020-180945-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1001 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. A chance of snow and rain in the evening, then snow
overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the morning, then rain and snow in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers likely in the evening, then
a chance of snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180945-
Lower Niagara River-
1001 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. A chance of rain and snow in the evening, then snow
overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers likely in the evening, then
a chance of snow showers overnight.
.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.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-180945-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1001 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Snow.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Snow
in the morning, then snow and rain in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow and rain
showers in the evening, then snow showers likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and
rain showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mainly
clear.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-180945-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1001 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain and snow in the evening, then snow and rain
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow and rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow
showers likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight. Waves 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 rain and snow showers during the day. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-180945-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1001 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain and snow in the evening, then rain and snow
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow in the morning, then rain 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 25 knots. Rain showers
with snow showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers
during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-180945-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1001 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers late this evening, then snow showers likely after
midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast
10 knots or less. A chance of rain and snow in the evening, then
snow likely with a chance of rain overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Snow and rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers
with snow 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. Snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Friday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$



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