Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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.

LEZ020-170915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.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 and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
during the day.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear...then becoming partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170915-
Lower Niagara River-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then
a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-170915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south
10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then
a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves around 1 foot.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-170915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then
a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-170915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
942 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then
showers and thunderstorms likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear...then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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