Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1042 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 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.

LEZ020-152115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1042 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers becoming likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
east. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-152115-
Lower Niagara River-
1042 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers becoming likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast.
Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-152115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1042 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Partly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming north.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day... then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-152115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1042 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
west. Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-152115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1042 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2
feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A
chance of showers during the day...then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-152115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1042 AM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north less
than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers during the
day...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Thursday
night. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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