Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
357 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 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.

LEZ020-201515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
357 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear in the
evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west around
10 knots. Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots.
Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-201515-
Lower Niagara River-
357 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west around
10 knots. Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-201515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
357 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
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 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ042-201515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
357 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
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.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-201515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
357 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Scattered
snow showers this morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-201515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
357 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Scattered
snow showers this morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Church/Hitchcock



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