Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
434 AM EDT Sat Jul 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-
434 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to 10
knots. A chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots 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.

$$

LOZ030-221515-
Lower Niagara River-
434 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to 10
knots. A chance of showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-221515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
434 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots this afternoon. A chance of showers
late this morning. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10
knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet 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.

$$

LOZ042-221515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
434 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers in the evening. Waves 1 foot 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. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
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.

$$

LOZ043-044-221515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
434 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet...then subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 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.
.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.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-221515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
434 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 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 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. 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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