Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 PM EDT Thu May 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.

LEZ020-172100-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 PM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Rain likely
overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers Monday
night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172100-
Lower Niagara River-
131 PM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Rain likely
overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers during
the day.
.MONDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-172100-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 PM EDT Thu May 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Patchy
fog during the day. A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-172100-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 PM EDT Thu May 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain likely overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less than
10 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday
night. Patchy fog Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ044-172100-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
131 PM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds less than 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
A chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers with
a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Patchy fog during the day. A chance of showers during the day.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-172100-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 PM EDT Thu May 17 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Patchy
fog during the day. A chance of showers during the day. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-172100-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 PM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
during the day, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms
Saturday night. Patchy fog Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Patchy fog during the day. Showers likely during the day. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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