Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 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.

LEZ020-132115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered showers
late.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain
showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain in the morning,
then rain and freezing rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing rain.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast. Rain and
freezing rain during the day, then rain with a chance of
thunderstorms Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain showers
Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-132115-
Lower Niagara River-
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30
knots. Areas of fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then
freezing rain and rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming east.
Freezing rain.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast. Rain and
freezing rain during the day, then rain with a chance of
thunderstorms Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-132115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves in
ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30
knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Rain and freezing rain in the evening, then rain
overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. Rain during
the day, then rain with a chance of thunderstorms Sunday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then snow showers likely
Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-132115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered rain
showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Patchy fog. Rain likely in the evening, then rain
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. Rain. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming east. Rain
and freezing rain in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 8 to
12 feet building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.SUNDAY...East gales to 35 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 30 knots. Rain during the day, then rain with a
chance of thunderstorms Sunday night. Waves 9 to 13 feet
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ044-132115-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Scattered
rain showers. Waves around 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely. Patchy fog overnight. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain during the day, then rain with a
chance of thunderstorms Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-132115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered rain
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Patchy fog. Rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Rain. Waves 6 to 10 feet
building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Rain and freezing
rain in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 9 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds to 30 knots becoming southeast. Rain during
the day, then rain with a chance of thunderstorms Sunday night.
Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain with
a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-132115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
140 PM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. Scattered rain
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain in the evening, then rain showers overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and freezing
rain in the morning, then freezing rain, sleet and rain in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Freezing rain and rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast to
30 knots. Rain and freezing rain during the day, then rain with a
chance of thunderstorms Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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