Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
418 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 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.

LEZ020-130300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
418 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less after midnight. Showers likely
with scattered thunderstorms early.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mostly
sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-130300-
Lower Niagara River-
418 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms early.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Mostly
sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Partly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-130300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
418 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Scattered showers early...then showers likely with
scattered thunderstorms late this evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Becoming
mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-130300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
418 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet...
then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-130300-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
418 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered showers from late evening on. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Becoming
mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
south. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 68 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-130300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
418 PM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Scattered showers after midnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK/JJR



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