Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 AM EDT Wed Apr 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.

LEZ020-180900-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.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 snow and rain in the evening, then snow
overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the morning, then rain and snow in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain
showers likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180900-
Lower Niagara River-
131 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly 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 10 to 15 knots. 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 becoming west less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-180900-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...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. Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the morning, then snow and rain in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers in the evening, then snow
showers likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-180900-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...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. 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 north 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow in the evening, then snow and
rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 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 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-180900-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 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 9 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. 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...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 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 5 to 10 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.

$$

LOZ044-045-180900-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves 4 to 7 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 north
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...North winds 10 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 5 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 10 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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