Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 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.

LEZ020-201500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TODAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast. Sunny
early, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-201500-
Lower Niagara River-
431 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Sunny early, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-201500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Sunny early, then
becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-201500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Sunny early, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-201500-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Showers likely during the day. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 68 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-201500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in the
evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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