Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1039 AM 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.

LEZ020-252115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog.
Occasional rain.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Patchy fog. Rain showers
likely.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-252115-
Lower Niagara River-
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Light and variable winds. Patchy fog. Occasional
rain.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Patchy fog. Rain showers
likely.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-252115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Patchy fog. Occasional rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less building
to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ042-252115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Patchy fog. Occasional rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. Rain showers. Waves
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning.
Rain showers likely in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South 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 building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ044-252115-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Patchy fog. Occasional rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming west 15 to 25 knots.
Patchy fog. Occasional rain in the evening, then rain showers
overnight. Waves 1 foot or less building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning.
Showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 10 knots or less overnight. Mainly clear. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-252115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Patchy fog. A chance of rain late this morning, then occasional
rain this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots overnight. Patchy fog. Occasional
rain in the evening, then rain showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Patchy fog in the morning.
Showers in the morning. 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 5 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-252115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1039 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Patchy fog. Occasional rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. Occasional rain in the evening, then rain
showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog in the morning. Showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$



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