Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
401 PM EDT Sun May 20 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.

LEZ020-210330-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
401 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Showers likely in the evening, then showers with thunderstorms
likely overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Showers with
thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of showers Friday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-210330-
Lower Niagara River-
401 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Showers likely in the evening, then showers with thunderstorms
likely overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Showers with thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-210330-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
401 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then showers with thunderstorms likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Showers with
thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-210330-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
401 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Sunny
in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers with a
chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less in the afternoon. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers
Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-210330-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
401 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming north. Sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east
10 to 15 knots. Showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North 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 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-210330-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
401 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Showers likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Showers with
thunderstorms likely in the morning, then showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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