Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
875
FZUS51 KBUF 151146
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
646 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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.

LEZ020-151615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
646 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers early, then lake effect snow
showers. Lake effect snow late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151615-
Lower Niagara River-
646 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers early, then snow showers. Lake
effect snow late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-151615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
646 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely this morning, then a
chance of snow showers early this afternoon. Snow showers likely
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow with some rumbles of thunder likely. Waves 4 to
7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less in the afternoon. Lake effect
snow showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ042-151615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
646 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers late this morning. Snow
showers likely early this afternoon, then lake effect snow late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow in the evening, then scattered snow showers
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east
10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers Monday
night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-151615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
646 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow
showers likely early. Scattered snow showers late. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect snow showers likely. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light
and variable. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain showers Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers Monday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 41 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
646 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots.
Lake effect snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow with some rumbles
of thunder likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.