Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
551 AM EDT Wed May 23 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.

LEZ020-231515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
551 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...West winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog this morning.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-231515-
Lower Niagara River-
551 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Patchy fog early.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-231515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
551 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog through early afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-231515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
551 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog this morning. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less than
10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Sunny. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming 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.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-231515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
551 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog through early
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming 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.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-231515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
551 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Patchy fog. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

Church/TMA



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