Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-260415-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
330 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 39 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-260415-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
330 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY.

$$

LEZ040-041-260415-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
330 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

LOZ042-260415-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
330 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

LOZ043-044-260415-
HAMLIN BEACH TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
330 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 39 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ045-260415-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
330 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

HITCHCOCK/JJR





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