Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

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.

LEZ020-182100-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog during the day. Showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-182100-
Lower Niagara River-
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. A chance of showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. Showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. Showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Patchy fog during the day. Showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-182100-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-182100-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 15 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Patchy fog during the day. Showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-182100-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late. Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 41 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-182100-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

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

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely in the
morning, then showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ045-182100-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1021 AM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

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

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. Rain
showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain
showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

JJR



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