Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
651 AM 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.

LEZ020-171530-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
651 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Showers and scattered
thunderstorms late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear...then becoming partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171530-
Lower Niagara River-
651 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Showers
and scattered thunderstorms late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Showers
and scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-171530-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
651 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers and scattered
thunderstorms late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-171530-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
651 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to
2 feet building to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers and
scattered thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-171530-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
651 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Sunny this
morning...then increasing clouds. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers 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. A chance of
showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. 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 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171530-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
651 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Sunny through early
afternoon, then increasing clouds late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Scattered showers in
the evening...then showers and scattered thunderstorms overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then
showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers. 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 becoming south. Mainly
clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK



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