Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
929 AM EST Sat Dec 9 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.

LEZ020-092215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
929 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Snow
likely.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow during the day, then snow Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-092215-
Lower Niagara River-
929 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming west around
10 knots. Snow likely.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest around
10 knots. Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-092215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
929 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Lake effect snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-092215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
929 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
less than 10 knots. Partly sunny late this morning, then becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Snow likely. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8
feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-092215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
929 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast
less than 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of flurries in
the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. Lake
effect snow in the morning, then snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the
evening, then lake effect snow overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow during the day, then snow Monday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-092215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
929 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Scattered snow showers late this morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of flurries in the evening, then occasional
snow overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening,
then snow showers likely overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow during the day, then snow Monday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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