Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
713 PM 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.

LEZ020-220315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
713 PM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers Sunday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220315-
Lower Niagara River-
713 PM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers Sunday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-220315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
713 PM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 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 building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-220315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
713 PM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 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 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-220315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
713 PM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers overnight. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 knots
or less. A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-220315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
713 PM EDT Tue May 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Clear.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers overnight. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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