Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
131 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 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.

LEZ020-210900-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
131 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-210900-
Lower Niagara River-
131 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers and scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-210900-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
131 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some
thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Showers likely with scattered thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-210900-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms
in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the
morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
around 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-210900-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
131 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Showers and scattered thunderstorms in the morning,
then showers likely with scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
and increasing to 30 knots. Showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then showers likely with scattered thunderstorms
overnight. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely with scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. A chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 53 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-210900-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
131 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce
gusty winds in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south.
Showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely
with scattered thunderstorms overnight. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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