Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
741 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 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.

LEZ020-250300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
741 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Occasional rain. Patchy fog
late.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Patchy fog in the morning, otherwise occasional rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely
in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots. A
chance of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-250300-
Lower Niagara River-
741 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Occasional rain. Patchy fog
late.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Patchy fog in the morning, otherwise occasional rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of rain showers
Friday night.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-250300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
741 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Occasional rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Patchy
fog in the morning, otherwise occasional rain. Waves 1 foot or
less
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain showers likely
in the evening, then a chance of rain showers overnight. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in
the morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots. A
chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-250300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
741 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Occasional
rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Patchy
fog in the morning, otherwise occasional rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers
likely. Waves 1 foot or less building to 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
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-250300-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
741 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of rain early, then occasional rain from late evening on.
Patchy fog after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Patchy fog in the morning, otherwise occasional rain. Waves 1
foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Showers. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
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 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-250300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
741 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain, then rain likely with patchy fog
late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Patchy fog in the morning, otherwise occasional rain. Waves 1
foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest. Showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
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...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 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 or snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Apffel/JJR/RSH/SW



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