Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1042 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 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.

LEZ020-170915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1042 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly
clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170915-
Lower Niagara River-
1042 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-170915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1042 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds increasing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-170915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1042 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming. A chance of
showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-170915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1042 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers and
thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10to 15 knots becoming north.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1042 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Showers
and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north
10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny. Waves 2
feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers and thunderstorms
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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