Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 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.

LEZ020-192100-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-192100-
Lower Niagara River-
131 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-192100-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Becoming 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 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ042-192100-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers early, then a chance of snow and rain
showers late. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
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.

$$

LOZ043-044-192100-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers early, then snow and rain showers likely
late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain showers
likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-192100-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers
likely with a chance of rain showers early, then
snow and rain showers likely late. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely in
the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.

$$



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