Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
345 AM EST Mon Nov 20 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.

LEZ020-201600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
345 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Scattered
flurries late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of flurries
in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely, with a chance of snow
showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less
than 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday
night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 49 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-201600-
Lower Niagara River-
345 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of flurries
in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-201600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
345 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of lake effect snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of flurries
in the evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Sunny in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow and rain showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ042-201600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
345 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening, then becoming mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Rain showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-201600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
345 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow this
morning, then a chance of snow showers this afternoon. Waves 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
evening, then clearing. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Rain showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then snow
showers likely Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-201600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
345 AM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of lake effect snow
showers this morning, then lake effect snow this afternoon. Waves
4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Lake
effect snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
flurries overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then
rain showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
snow showers likely Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

JJR/RSH


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