Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
937 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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.

LEZ020-182215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
937 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain early this
afternoon. Rain late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-182215-
Lower Niagara River-
937 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of rain early this afternoon. Rain late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-182215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
937 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
early this afternoon. Rain late. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 11 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 30 knots. Lake effect rain and snow. Waves 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect rain showers likely with lake effect snow during the day.
Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-182215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
937 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
early this afternoon. Rain late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain and
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 10 to 13 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the evening, then snow showers likely overnight. Waves 9 to
12 feet subsiding to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-182215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
937 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain late this morning, then a chance of rain early
this afternoon. Rain likely late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Rain in the morning, then
lake effect rain and snow in the afternoon. Waves 11 to 16 feet.
Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow with a chance of lake effect rain showers during the
day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Monday night. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 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.

The water temperature off Rochester is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-182215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
937 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain late this
morning, then a chance of rain this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west. Rain in the
morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 8 to 11 feet building to 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally
around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding
to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow with lake effect rain showers likely during the day,
then lake effect rain and snow showers likely Monday night. Waves
4 to 7 feet building to 5 to 9 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$



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