Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
435 AM 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.

LEZ020-211515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
435 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots.
Patchy fog early.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Clear
in the evening...then becoming partly 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...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211515-
Lower Niagara River-
435 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming northwest 5 to 10
knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Clear in
the evening...then becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the morning...then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of showers Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-211515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
435 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast
less than 10 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the
evening...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the
evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-211515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
435 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Patchy fog
early. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. A chance of
showers in the morning...then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. Showers and thunderstorms
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of showers Monday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-211515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
435 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog early. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Showers likely
in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and diminishing
to less than 10 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-211515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
435 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in the
evening...then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day...then a chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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