Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
424 PM EDT Mon May 20 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.

LEZ020-210315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
424 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-210315-
Lower Niagara River-
424 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east around
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-210315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
424 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-210315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
424 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy this evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less
than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-210315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
424 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less
than 10 knots. Clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-210315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
424 PM EDT Mon May 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north
less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast
5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

AR


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