Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 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.

LEZ020-200300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day.
.THURSDAY...West 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.

$$

LOZ030-200300-
Lower Niagara River-
431 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.
.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.

$$

LEZ040-041-200300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. 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.

$$

LOZ042-200300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-200300-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers in the morning, then occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then showers with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers during the
day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 68 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-200300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 PM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers in the morning, then occasional showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then showers with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West 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 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 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 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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