Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 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.

LEZ020-210315-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
MAINLY CLEAR EARLY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY
NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 55 DEGREES.

$$

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LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR EARLY...THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY
NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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DUNKIRK TO BUFFALO ALONG LAKE ERIE-
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SHOWERS
LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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RIPLEY TO DUNKIRK ALONG LAKE ERIE-
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SHOWERS
LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ042-210315-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR EARLY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ043-044-210315-
HAMLIN BEACH TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR EARLY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 51 DEGREES.

$$

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MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
358 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
MAINLY CLEAR THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THURSDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$



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