Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 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.

LEZ020-172100-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Rain showers likely in the evening, then snow and rain
showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
and rain showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172100-
Lower Niagara River-
131 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Rain showers likely in the evening, then snow and rain
showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers with rain showers likely during the day,
then rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-172100-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Rain and snow showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-172100-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Rain showers likely in the evening, then rain and snow
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers during the day, then rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers Thursday night.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-172100-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
less than 10 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then
rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers during the day, then rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers Thursday night.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-172100-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. Snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers in
the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast
less than 10 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then
rain and snow showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

$$



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