Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
648 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 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.

LEZ020-151515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
648 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Patchy fog early.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south around
10 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151515-
Lower Niagara River-
648 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Occasional showers
with a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-151515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
648 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-151515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
648 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less than
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-151515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
648 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less than
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 49 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
648 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of
showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the
day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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