Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1019 AM EDT Thu May 17 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.

LEZ020-172115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1019 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Rain likely
overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers Monday
night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172115-
Lower Niagara River-
1019 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers during
the day.
.MONDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. A chance of showers
Monday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-172115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1019 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers in
the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Patchy
fog during the day. A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-172115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1019 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less than
10 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms during the day,
then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms Saturday
night. Patchy fog Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-172115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1019 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Becoming mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain with a
chance of thunderstorms during the day, then showers with a
chance of thunderstorms Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Patchy fog during the day. A chance of showers during the day.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-172115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1019 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
during the day, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms
Saturday night. Patchy fog Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Patchy fog during the day. Showers likely during the day. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of showers Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$



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