Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

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.

LEZ020-232100-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. A chance of
showers late. Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds
and large hail.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots. A
chance of showers Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 49 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-232100-
Lower Niagara River-
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to
15 to 20 knots this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
A chance of showers late. Some thunderstorms may be severe with
strong winds and large hail.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
10 knots. A chance of showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots. A
chance of showers Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-232100-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may
be severe with strong winds and large hail. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-232100-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest and increasing to 15 to 20 knots this afternoon.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may be severe with strong
winds and large hail. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ044-232100-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms late this morning. Showers
and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be
severe with strong winds and large hail this afternoon. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-232100-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms late this
morning. Showers and thunderstorms likely this afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds and large hail this
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-232100-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
902 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and
thunderstorms this afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe
with strong winds and large hail this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening. Some
thunderstorms may be severe with strong winds and large hail.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

JJR


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