Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1044 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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.

LEZ020-180915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1044 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms...then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms late.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear...then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180915-
Lower Niagara River-
1044 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming
southwest. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms...
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms late.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-180915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1044 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-180915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1044 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms...then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-180915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1044 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1044 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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