Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
745 PM EDT Mon Sep 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-
745 PM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180315-
Lower Niagara River-
745 PM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy this
evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northwest around
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during
the day.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-180315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
745 PM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of rain this evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers Friday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-180315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
745 PM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mostly
cloudy this evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-180315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
745 PM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers Friday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet, then subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 67 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
745 PM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
east. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers Friday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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