Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
434 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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.

LEZ020-180315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
434 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly
clear.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180315-
Lower Niagara River-
434 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-180315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
434 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042>044-180315-
Niagara River to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
434 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. Mainly
clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 58 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
434 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south
10 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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