Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
737 PM EDT Thu Oct 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.

LEZ020-130315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
737 PM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Scattered sprinkles this evening.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers Sunday
night.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 65 degrees.

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LOZ030-130315-
Lower Niagara River-
737 PM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Scattered sprinkles this evening.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers Sunday
night.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west around
10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-130315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
737 PM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Scattered sprinkles this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely during the day, then a chance of showers
Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-130315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
737 PM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Scattered sprinkles this evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
7 to 10 feet, then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-130315-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
737 PM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 30 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms
during the day, then showers likely Sunday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 64 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-130315-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
737 PM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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