Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
416 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

LEZ020-221515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
416 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to 25
knots. Showers and thunderstorms early this afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Scattered showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-221515-
Lower Niagara River-
416 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Scattered showers early. Showers likely with scattered
thunderstorms early this afternoon...then scattered showers late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-221515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
416 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots this afternoon. Scattered showers late
this morning. Showers and thunderstorms early this afternoon...
then scattered showers late. Some thunderstorms may be severe
with strong winds early this afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. Scattered showers in the
evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-221515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
416 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Scattered showers early. Showers and thunderstorms
early this afternoon...then scattered showers late. Some
thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds early this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Scattered showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-221515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
416 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Scattered showers early. Showers
and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be
severe with strong winds this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Scattered showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-221515-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
416 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Scattered showers this morning...then showers and
thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe
with strong winds this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Showers likely in the evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK



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