Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1050 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 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.

LEZ020-182115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1050 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy
late this morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to 10
knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-182115-
Lower Niagara River-
1050 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast around
10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-182115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1050 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy
late this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-182115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1050 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during
the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-182115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1050 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-182115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1050 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers late this morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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