Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

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.

LEZ020-111000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers, then scattered flurries
late.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Scattered flurries in the morning, then scattered snow showers in
the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect snow in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-111000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers, then scattered flurries
late.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Scattered snow
showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening, then snow
showers likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-111000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow, then snow
showers likely late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots in the afternoon. Snow. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening, then lake effect snow
showers overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-111000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 knots or
less. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-111000-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely,
then lake effect snow late. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 knots or
less. Lake effect snow showers likely in the morning. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow during the day, then lake effect snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-111000-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Lake effect snow showers likely in the morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 knots or less in the afternoon. Snow. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect snow in the evening, then lake effect snow showers
overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ045-111000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow, then scattered
snow showers late. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening, then lake effect
snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$



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