Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 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.

LEZ020-260300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog early. Showers likely early, then a chance
of showers late this evening. Showers likely after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest around
10 knots. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-260300-
Lower Niagara River-
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Patchy
fog early. Showers likely.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-260300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers this evening, then rain
showers likely after midnight. A chance of rain showers late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south
less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A chance of
rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ042-260300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog early. Showers likely. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely in the
morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance of
rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-260300-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Patchy fog this evening. Showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely in the
morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-260300-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Patchy fog this evening. Showers. Waves 1 foot or less building
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers in the morning,
then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance of
rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ045-260300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
740 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Patchy fog this
evening. Showers. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of
rain showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Apffel/AR/JJR/Smith



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