Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
359 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 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.

LEZ020-211515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
359 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211515-
Lower Niagara River-
359 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming north.
Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-211515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
359 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms this morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of waterspouts. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-211515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
359 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-211515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
359 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers likely in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-211515-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
359 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of
showers overnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong
winds. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of waterspouts. A chance of showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK



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