Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
157 PM 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.

LEZ020-172130-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
157 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered showers
early...then 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 and thunderstorms 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. 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.

$$

LOZ030-172130-
Lower Niagara River-
157 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Showers likely early...then 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 and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-172130-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
157 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely
early...then 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 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 3 to 6 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 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves around 1 foot.
.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.

$$

LOZ042-172130-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
157 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered showers early...then showers
and scattered thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers with
a chance of 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 and thunderstorms 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.

$$

LOZ043-044-172130-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
157 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered showers
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers and
scattered thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely 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.

$$

LOZ045-172130-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
157 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely 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.

$$

WOOD



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