Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 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.

LEZ020-180300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms early, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms from late evening on.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180300-
Lower Niagara River-
431 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms early, then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms from late evening on.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.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...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of
showers during the day.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-180300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to less than 10 knots this evening. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms early, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms from late evening on. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east
less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less 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...South 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 diminishing to less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-180300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms early, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. 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
during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-180300-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely early, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 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 northwest. A
chance of showers 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.

$$

LOZ045-180300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
and thunderstorms likely early, then showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South 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 northwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers 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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