Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
145 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.

LEZ020-212115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
145 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Showers developing overnight along with a chance of
thunderstorms.
.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 mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-212115-
Lower Niagara River-
145 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Showers developing overnight along with a chance of
thunderstorms.
.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 less than 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-212115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
145 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.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...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy, then becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 feet
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.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-212115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
145 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Showers
developing overnight along with a chance of thunderstorms. 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 north less than
10 knots. 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
1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-212115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
145 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds less than 10 knots becoming
northwest. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Showers developing overnight along with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot 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 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 becoming north 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 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 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-212115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
145 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
cloudy in the evening, then becoming cloudy. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Showers. Waves 2 feet
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 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less building to 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.

$$



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