Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1229 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

LEZ020-222115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1229 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...TORNADO WATCH 461 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms early. Some thunderstorms may be
severe with strong winds.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Scattered showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 74 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-222115-
Lower Niagara River-
1229 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...TORNADO WATCH 461 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers likely
with scattered thunderstorms early...then
scattered showers late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-222115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1229 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...TORNADO WATCH 461 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
30 knots. Showers and thunderstorms early...then
scattered showers late. Some thunderstorms may be severe with
strong winds. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. Scattered showers in the
evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-222115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1229 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 461 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms early...then scattered showers late.
Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Scattered showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Mainly clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-222115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1229 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 461 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may
be severe with strong winds. Waves 2 feet or less building to
2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Scattered showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
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.

$$

LOZ044-045-222115-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1229 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 461 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong
winds. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Showers likely in the evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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