Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
731 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 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.

LEZ020-220300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
731 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear this evening...then becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the evening...then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 74 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220300-
Lower Niagara River-
731 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear this evening...then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers in the morning...then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-220300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
731 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear this evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance
of showers in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely in the
evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the evening...then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast
10 knots or less. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves 1 foot
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-220300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
731 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear this evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the morning...then showers
likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then
showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less than
10 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-220300-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
731 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear this evening...
then becoming partly 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...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet...then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 knots
or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves
2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-220300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
731 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear this evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during
the day...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
cloudy...then clearing. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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