Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1043 PM 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.

LEZ020-240915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1043 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog
late.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest around
10 knots. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-240915-
Lower Niagara River-
1043 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Patchy fog late.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Showers likely with
a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-240915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1043 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-240915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1043 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
less than 10 knots. Clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot
or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-240915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1043 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.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.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 49 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-240915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1043 PM EDT Wed May 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$


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