Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1022 PM EDT Wed May 16 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.

LEZ020-170915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1022 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast around
10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then
showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170915-
Lower Niagara River-
1022 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Areas of fog late.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast around
10 knots. Areas of fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the evening, then rain likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then
showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-170915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1022 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Areas of fog late.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast around
10 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain likely. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-170915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1022 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Areas of fog. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the evening, then rain likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. Rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the
day, then showers likely Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-170915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1022 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain likely. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Rain likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1022 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog late.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Rain
likely with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

Hitchcock



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