Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
644 AM EST Wed Dec 6 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.

LEZ020-061615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
644 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers
early, then lake effect snow showers likely from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-061615-
Lower Niagara River-
644 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-061615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
644 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Snow showers likely early, then a chance of snow showers late
this morning. Lake effect snow showers likely this afternoon.
Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally
around 18 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ042-061615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
644 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots. Scattered flurries through
early afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-061615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
644 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots. Flurries early, then
scattered snow showers. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally
around 18 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-061615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
644 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots. A chance of snow showers
through early afternoon, then lake effect snow showers likely
late. Waves 9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$



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