Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
945 AM EDT Sat Aug 12 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.

LEZ020-122115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
945 AM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers late this morning...then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-122115-
Lower Niagara River-
945 AM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-122115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
945 AM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 25 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely late this
morning. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-122115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
945 AM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-122115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
945 AM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers late this morning...then showers and
thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 68 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-122115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
945 AM EDT Sat Aug 12 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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