Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
431 AM EDT Tue May 22 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.

LEZ020-221500-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
431 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms early, then showers likely early.
A chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the evening. Patchy fog overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest around
10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. 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.

$$

LOZ030-221500-
Lower Niagara River-
431 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Showers with
a chance of thunderstorms early, then showers likely early. A
chance of showers late.
.TONIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-221500-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
431 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms early, then showers likely
early. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Cloudy. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. 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.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-221500-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms early, then
showers likely early. A chance of showers late this morning.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...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. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-221500-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
431 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers through
the morning, then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers in
the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West 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.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-221500-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
431 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. Showers likely through the morning, then showers likely
with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet 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.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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