Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
156 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 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.

LEZ020-182115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
156 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-182115-
Lower Niagara River-
156 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning...then becoming partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly
clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-182115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
156 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet early.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-182115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
156 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 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.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-182115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
156 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and scattered thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-182115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
156 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and scattered thunderstorms in the evening...
then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

WOOD



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