weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Small Craft Advisory


NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ040-041-210315-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

LEZ040-041-210000-
/O.CON.KBUF.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-141021T0000Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RIPLEY TO DUNKIRK-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM DUNKIRK TO BUFFALO-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES AVERAGING 4 FEET OR MORE ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

HITCHCOCK

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LOZ042-210315-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

LOZ042-210345-
/O.NEW.KBUF.SC.Y.0086.141021T1500Z-141023T1500Z/
LAKE ONTARIO NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN
BEACH-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES AVERAGING 4 FEET OR MORE ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LOZ043-210315-
HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SCATTERED SPRINKLES THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 59 DEGREES.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

LOZ043-210345-
/O.NEW.KBUF.SC.Y.0086.141021T1800Z-141023T1500Z/
LAKE ONTARIO NEARSHORE WATERS FROM HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES AVERAGING 4 FEET OR MORE ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LOZ044-210315-
SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SCATTERED SPRINKLES THIS EVENING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

LOZ044-210345-
/O.NEW.KBUF.SC.Y.0086.141021T2100Z-141023T1500Z/
LAKE ONTARIO NEARSHORE WATERS FROM SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY-
344 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM TUESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM TUESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES AVERAGING 4 FEET OR MORE ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE