Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
137 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

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.

LEZ020-222100-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
137 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Scattered
showers.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Partly to mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 49 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-222100-
Lower Niagara River-
137 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less than
10 knots. Scattered showers.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Partly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-222100-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
137 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots. A chance of
showers late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered showers. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-222100-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
137 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Scattered
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 knots
or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-222100-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
137 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Scattered
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely 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 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-222100-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
137 PM EDT Wed May 22 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Partly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Scattered showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers overnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in
the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

JJR


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