Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
144 PM 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.

LEZ020-172115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
144 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers early, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172115-
Lower Niagara River-
144 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers early, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-172115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
144 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms late. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less
than 10 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east
less than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-172115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
144 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers early, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-172115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
144 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
A chance of showers early, then showers and
thunderstorms likely late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-172115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
144 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers early, then showers and
thunderstorms likely late. 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...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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