Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
347 PM EST Tue Dec 5 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.

LEZ020-060430-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
347 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. A chance of
rain and snow showers late this evening. Scattered snow showers
after midnight, then lake effect snow late.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-060430-
Lower Niagara River-
347 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night.

$$

LEZ040-041-060430-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
347 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming southwest. A chance of
rain and snow showers late this evening. Lake effect snow likely
after midnight. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Scattered snow showers in the morning, then lake effect snow in
the afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-060430-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
347 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to
8 feet building to 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West gales to 35 knots decreasing to 30 knots.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 9
feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest
15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Partly
sunny. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance
of snow showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then snow
showers likely Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-060430-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
347 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots increasing to west gales to 35
knots. Rain early, then a chance of rain showers late this
evening. Scattered snow showers late. Waves 4 to 7 feet building
to 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to 25
knots. Scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 9 to 13 feet
subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Partly
sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-060430-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
347 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales after midnight. Rain early, then a
chance of rain showers late this evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to 25
knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning, then lake effect
snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow during the day,
then snow showers likely Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

WOOD



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