Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
145 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.

LEZ020-230915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
145 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog
late.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers Saturday night.
.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.

$$

LOZ030-230915-
Lower Niagara River-
145 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog
late.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Areas of fog in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day,
then a chance of showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-230915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
145 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light
and variable. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. 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 during the day, then a chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-230915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
145 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
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 southeast.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a
chance of showers Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-230915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
145 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest.
Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day, then a chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. 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.

$$

LOZ045-230915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
145 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. Areas of fog. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Areas of fog.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. 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 during the day, then a chance
of showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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