Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
635 PM EST Thu Nov 16 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.

LEZ020-170415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
635 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy this evening, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Sunny
in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Occasional rain
overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers in the
evening, then rain showers with snow showers likely overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.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.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170415-
Lower Niagara River-
635 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy this evening, then clearing.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Sunny
in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Occasional rain
overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers in the
evening, then rain showers with snow showers likely overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.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.

$$

LEZ040-041-170415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
635 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy this evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest to 30 knots. Rain showers in the evening, then rain and
snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow and rain showers during the day, then
lake effect snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
5 to 8 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-170415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
635 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy this evening, then clearing. Waves 6 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Occasional rain
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 30 knots overnight. Rain showers. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow and rain showers
during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
8 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-170415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
635 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers this evening. Waves 8 to
11 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots overnight. Rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow and rain showers during the day, then
lake effect snow showers Sunday night. Waves 7 to 11 feet
subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional lake effect snow during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
635 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers this evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers
after midnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow and
rain showers during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely
Sunday night. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional lake effect snow during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$



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