Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
731 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 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.

LEZ020-210300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
731 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Showers and thunderstorms in the
evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the
evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers during the day.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-210300-
Lower Niagara River-
731 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers during the day.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-210300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
731 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 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
2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms in the
evening...then a chance of showers overnight. Some thunderstorms
may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-210300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
731 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 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
2 feet or less building to 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-210300-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
731 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of
showers overnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in
the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-210300-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
731 PM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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