Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
441 AM EDT Tue May 21 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.

LEZ020-211515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
441 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east around
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211515-
Lower Niagara River-
441 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east around
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-211515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
441 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-211515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
441 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest 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. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-211515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
441 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.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. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-211515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
441 AM EDT Tue May 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots.
Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Clear.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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