Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
749 PM 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.

LEZ020-190315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
749 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then
clearing.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-190315-
Lower Niagara River-
749 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then
clearing.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-190315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
749 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers overnight.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-190315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
749 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-190315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
749 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 76 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-190315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
749 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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