Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 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.

LEZ020-151500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms early this afternoon. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
east. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151500-
Lower Niagara River-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms early this afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-151500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming north.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-151500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming north 5 to 10 knots.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day...then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-151500-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers during the day...then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less
than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers during the
day...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday
night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely
during the day...then a chance of showers Friday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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