Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1042 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.

LEZ020-200915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1042 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of
snow showers, then a chance of flurries late.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of flurries in
the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots.
Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-200915-
Lower Niagara River-
1042 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers late this evening, then a chance of flurries after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of flurries in
the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots.
Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-200915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1042 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers, then a chance of
flurries late. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of flurries. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Mainly 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.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ042-200915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1042 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers
likely late this evening, then a chance of snow showers after
midnight. A chance of flurries late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of flurries in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly clear,
then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-200915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1042 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers,
then a chance of snow showers late. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 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 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less 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.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-200915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1042 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers,
then a chance of snow showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.

$$


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