Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
635 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.

LEZ020-231500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
635 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy...then becoming clear.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 74 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-231500-
Lower Niagara River-
635 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-231500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
635 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of showers and waterspouts late. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and waterspouts in the evening.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers and waterspouts in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and waterspouts. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ042-231500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
635 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
waterspouts late. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6
feet.
.TONIGHT...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
and waterspouts. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
A chance of showers and waterspouts overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-231500-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
635 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
waterspouts late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and waterspouts 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
and waterspouts. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and waterspouts. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers and waterspouts during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-231500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
635 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
waterspouts late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and waterspouts in the evening.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly to
mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and waterspouts overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot
or less.

$$

LOZ044-231500-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
635 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
waterspouts late. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers and waterspouts in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers and waterspouts. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and waterspouts. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and waterspouts during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

HITCHCOCK/JJR



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