Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
458 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 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.

LEZ020-210315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
458 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers well after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers with thunderstorms
likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly sunny.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-210315-
Lower Niagara River-
458 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers well after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
with thunderstorms likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then just a chance of showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Sunny.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
sunny.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-210315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
458 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
with thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2
feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1
foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-210315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
458 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers well after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
with thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds diminishing to around 10
knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2
feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1
foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-210315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
458 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9
feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds diminishing to 10 to 15 knots.
Partly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 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.

$$

LOZ045-210315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
458 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1
foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers with
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
southwest. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely in the morning, then just a chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Clearing. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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