Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
400 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 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.

LEZ020-181515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
400 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 15
knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a
chance of showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181515-
Lower Niagara River-
400 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a
chance of showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. 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 and thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-181515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
400 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet 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. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-181515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
400 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 1 foot.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-181515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
400 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered showers early. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...
then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
400 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Scattered showers early. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...
then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK



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