Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
139 AM EDT Tue Sep 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.

LEZ020-180930-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
139 AM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
east. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day, then a chance of showers Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 73 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180930-
Lower Niagara River-
139 AM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northwest around
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
east. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-180930-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
139 AM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming north and diminishing
to 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
during the day, then a chance of showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-180930-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
139 AM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
west. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-180930-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
139 AM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming north and diminishing
to 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
during the day, then a chance of showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 67 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180930-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
139 AM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming north and diminishing
to 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
during the day, then a chance of showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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