Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM EST Fri Nov 17 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.

LEZ020-171700-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy early, then becoming partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of rain showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest. Rain in the evening, then rain and snow showers
overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171700-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy early, then becoming partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain showers
overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest. Rain in the evening, then rain and snow showers
overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-171700-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy early, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3
feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest to 30 knots. Rain. Waves building to 9 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely
Sunday night. Waves 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15
feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-171700-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain. Waves 1 to 2 feet building
to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-171700-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Partly cloudy in the
evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves building to 7
to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers during the day, then lake effect snow Sunday night. Waves
9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Occasional lake effect snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171700-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Partly cloudy in the
evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest
to 30 knots. Rain. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely
Sunday night. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15
feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 t. Lake effect snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.

$$

CHURCH/JJR/RSH



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