Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
116 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

LEZ020-220930-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
116 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Mostly cloudy...then clearing.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220930-
Lower Niagara River-
116 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...
then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Mostly cloudy...then clearing.
.FRIDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.SATURDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-220930-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
116 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe with
strong winds in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely in the evening...
then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of waterspouts
in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
waterspouts in the evening. A chance of showers in the evening.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-220930-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
116 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe with
strong winds in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers
in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of waterspouts
in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the evening. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers during
the day. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Clear.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-220930-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
116 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
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 be severe with strong winds in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers likely in the evening...then a chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the evening. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet...then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Clear.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Clear. Waves
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-045-220930-
Sodus Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
116 AM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be
severe with strong winds in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of
showers overnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong
winds. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of waterspouts
in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the evening. A chance of
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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