Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 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.

LEZ020-231515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 71 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-231515-
Lower Niagara River-
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mainly
clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-231515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south.
Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-231515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-231515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.TODAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast. Sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 66 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-231515-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of
showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-231515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
434 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south.
Showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of
showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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