Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
758 PM EDT Mon May 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.

LEZ020-220315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
758 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Showers in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220315-
Lower Niagara River-
758 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Showers in
the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-220315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
758 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms from late evening on.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Becoming mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-220315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
758 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Showers in
the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-220315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
758 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming east 10 to 15 knots.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms late. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to 15 knots.
Showers in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to
2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Mainly clear. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-220315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
758 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance
of showers late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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