Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
136 PM 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.

LEZ020-182115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
136 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Rain in
the morning, then rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers during the day.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-182115-
Lower Niagara River-
136 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Rain
in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers during the day.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-182115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
136 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...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 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 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots. Rain in the morning, then occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less than
10 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
during the day, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-182115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
136 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 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 likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-182115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
136 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Occasional rain overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Showers
likely. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-182115-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
136 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 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...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely in the evening, then showers with a chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-182115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
136 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. 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...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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