Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 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.

LEZ020-211515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
showers.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 75 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211515-
Lower Niagara River-
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-211515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-211515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with areas of fog in the
morning, then just a chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 3
to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of showers. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-211515-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening, then rain with areas
of fog overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain and areas of fog in the morning, then just a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
variable. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...South winds averaging 10 knots. 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 63 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-211515-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the evening,
then rain and areas of fog overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain and areas of fog in the morning, then just a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...South winds averaging 10 knots. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ045-211515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
650 AM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain with areas of fog overnight.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Rain and areas of fog in the morning, then just a chance of
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Showers likely with a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

JJR/RSH


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