Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 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.

LEZ020-200900-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms in the
evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 72 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-200900-
Lower Niagara River-
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms in the
evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north less
than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-200900-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming north 15 to
25 knots. Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms in the
evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the
evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-200900-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-200900-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers in the morning, then showers likely with scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-200900-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning, then showers likely with scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north.
Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to around 1 foot. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-200900-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Thu Sep 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Showers likely in the morning, then showers likely with scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north.
Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy, then becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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