Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
143 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 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.

LEZ020-202115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
143 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Showers and thunderstorms likely early...then
scattered showers late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds early.
.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-202115-
Lower Niagara River-
143 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Showers and thunderstorms likely early...then
scattered showers late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds early.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Partly
to mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-202115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
143 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely early...then scattered
showers late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds early
this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves around
1 foot.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday night. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-202115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
143 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 10 knots
or less. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Showers likely during the day...then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-202115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
143 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance
of showers during the day...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-202115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
143 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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