Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
530 PM 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.

LEZ020-160300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
530 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming north 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Showers
likely 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.

$$

LOZ030-160300-
Lower Niagara River-
530 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms early.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Showers
likely 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.

$$

LEZ040-041-160300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
530 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less 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 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.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.

$$

LOZ042-160300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
530 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-160300-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
530 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
sunny in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.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.

$$

LOZ045-160300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
530 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms early...then a chance of showers
late this evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...
then a chance of showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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