Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
145 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 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.

LEZ020-230900-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
145 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest
less than 10 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear...then becoming partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 74 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-230900-
Lower Niagara River-
145 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-230900-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
145 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of waterspouts and showers in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of waterspouts and showers in the
evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
waterspouts. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots 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.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ042-230900-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
145 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of waterspouts
and showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. A chance of waterspouts. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Mainly clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-230900-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
145 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of waterspouts
and 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 waterspouts and showers in the
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. A chance of waterspouts. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North 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 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-230900-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
145 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of waterspouts
and 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
5 to 15 knots. A chance of waterspouts and showers in the
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers in the morning. A chance of waterspouts. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.

$$

JJR



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