Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
408 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 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.

LEZ020-161515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
408 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening...then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms
during the day.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161515-
Lower Niagara River-
408 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms
during the day.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-161515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
408 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...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 east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet...then subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-161515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
408 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East 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 east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the
day...then a chance of showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-161515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
408 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Patchy fog
early. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
sunny in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the
day...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
408 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Patchy
fog early. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

CHURCH/TMA



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