Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 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.

LEZ020-102215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening, then scattered snow
showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-102215-
Lower Niagara River-
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Scattered
snow showers.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-102215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 knots
or less. Snow showers likely in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-102215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers early. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the
evening, then snow showers likely overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Scattered
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-102215-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers early. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the
evening, then lake effect snow showers likely overnight. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Lake effect
snow showers likely in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow during the day, then lake effect snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-102215-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely early, then scattered snow showers late. Waves 5
to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the evening,
then lake effect snow overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to less than 10 knots in the afternoon. Lake effect
snow showers likely in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ045-102215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1236 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect
snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and variable.
Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow during the day, then lake effect snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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