Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
929 AM 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.

LEZ020-202115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
929 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers with thunderstorms likely.
Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-202115-
Lower Niagara River-
929 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-202115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
929 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Clear.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Showers
with thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet...then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-202115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
929 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves around 1 foot.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves around
1 foot.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-202115-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
929 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers with thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms
may produce gusty winds. 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. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 70 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-202115-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
929 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. 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 west 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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