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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KBUF

FZUS51 KBUF 080157
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
957 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

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.

LEZ020-080915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
957 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Showers likely late this evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight. Areas of fog after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of showers in the
morning.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers overnight.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers.

FRIDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
10 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Sunday
night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 41 degrees.



LOZ030-080915-
Lower Niagara River-
957 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Showers likely late this evening, then a chance of showers after
midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Cloudy
in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers overnight.

THURSDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers
overnight.

FRIDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Sunday
night.



LEZ040-041-080915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
957 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers late. Areas
of fog after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of showers in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Rain showers in the evening, then rain and snow showers
likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

FRIDAY
West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots.
Rain and snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



LOZ042-080915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
957 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers late this
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots. Showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then rain showers likely overnight. Waves
4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.

FRIDAY
West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots.
Rain and snow showers likely during the day. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.



LOZ043-044-080915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
957 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers, then a
chance of showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.

THURSDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.

FRIDAY
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers during the
day, then rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers
Friday night. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.



LOZ045-080915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
957 PM EDT Tue Apr 7 2020

REST OF TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Rain showers likely late this evening, then rain
showers after midnight. A chance of rain showers late. Waves
1 foot or less.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
A chance of rain showers in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.

THURSDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely
in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely overnight.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.

FRIDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers during the
day, then rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers
Friday night. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.