Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 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.

LEZ020-211500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms through early
afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211500-
Lower Niagara River-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 10 to 15 knots.
Showers and scattered thunderstorms through early afternoon.
Showers and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Saturday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-211500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms through early
afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with scattered thunderstorms. A chance of waterspouts
overnight. 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 10 to
15 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the morning. Showers likely.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
waterspouts overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers Friday night.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-211500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms through early
afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots.
Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of waterspouts overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-211500-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers early. Showers and scattered
thunderstorms from late morning on. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots. Showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then showers likely with scattered thunderstorms overnight. A
chance of waterspouts overnight. 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 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the morning. A chance of
showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening. A chance of
waterspouts overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of waterspouts during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 53 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-211500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers late this morning. Showers likely
with scattered thunderstorms early this afternoon, then showers
and thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. Showers
and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely with
scattered thunderstorms overnight. A chance of waterspouts
overnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of waterspouts in the
morning. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
waterspouts overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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