Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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.

LEZ020-142215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-142215-
Lower Niagara River-
939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely in the morning, then lake effect snow in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers during
the day.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow during the day, then a chance of snow Monday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-142215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow during the day, then a chance of snow
and rain Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-142215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-142215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers, then snow showers likely late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Snow showers likely in the evening, then lake effect snow
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely
during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 41 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-142215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
939 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
evening, then lake effect snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of snow Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow and rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$



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