Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
143 AM 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.

LEZ020-200915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
143 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly to mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-200915-
Lower Niagara River-
143 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Partly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
to mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-200915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
143 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-200915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
143 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-200915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
143 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during the
day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 68 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-200915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
143 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning, then occasional
showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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