Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
445 AM EDT Sun May 19 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.

LEZ020-191515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
445 AM EDT Sun May 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms through early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-191515-
Lower Niagara River-
445 AM EDT Sun May 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms through early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
A chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-191515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
445 AM EDT Sun May 19 2019

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms through early afternoon. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-191515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
445 AM EDT Sun May 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms from late morning on. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
2 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A chance
of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-191515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
445 AM EDT Sun May 19 2019

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms early, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms from late morning on. Some thunderstorms
may produce gusty winds this afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-191515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
445 AM EDT Sun May 19 2019

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less than
10 knots. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds this afternoon. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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