Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1223 PM EST Wed Nov 22 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.

LEZ020-222215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1223 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance
of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then snow
showers likely with a chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
likely during the day, then scattered flurries Sunday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-222215-
Lower Niagara River-
1223 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 10 knots.Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then snow
showers likely with a chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
likely during the day, then scattered flurries Sunday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-222215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1223 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then scattered snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-222215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1223 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-222215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1223 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
and snow showers early. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance
of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then scattered snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-222215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1223 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain
showers likely in the evening, then a chance of snow and rain
showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely with
a chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered flurries
Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$



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