Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
143 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 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.

LEZ020-162115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
143 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-162115-
Lower Niagara River-
143 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-162115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
143 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms
likely overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms Monday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-162115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
143 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 knots
or less. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-162115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
143 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms likely late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers and
thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-162115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
143 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds less than 10 knots becoming
northwest. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north
10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms overnight.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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