Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
638 AM 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.

LEZ020-171515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
638 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
early. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance
of showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots.
A chance of showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171515-
Lower Niagara River-
638 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers this
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms this
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance
of showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south around
10 knots. A chance of showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-171515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
638 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers this morning, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-171515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
638 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers early. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less than
10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-171515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
638 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
638 AM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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