Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
142 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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.

LEZ020-162115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
142 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mostly
sunny.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-162115-
Lower Niagara River-
142 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-162115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
142 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1
to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-162115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
142 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-162115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
142 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly sunny
in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-162115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
142 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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