Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 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.

LEZ020-180900-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Occasional
showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy, then clearing.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180900-
Lower Niagara River-
131 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly
clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast around
10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Occasional
showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy,
then clearing.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-180900-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less 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 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Occasional
showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-180900-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
10 to 20 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 3
feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then
clearing. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-180900-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 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 5 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Mostly
cloudy, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180900-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 10 to
20 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms 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. Sunny. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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. Occasional showers with a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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