Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1244 AM EST Mon Dec 18 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.

LEZ020-181015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1244 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of flurries, then a chance of
snow and rain showers late.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less
than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181015-
Lower Niagara River-
1244 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
flurries, then a chance of snow showers late.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then
rain showers likely in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Mostly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-181015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1244 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
flurries, then a chance of flurries and rain
showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A chance of
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-181015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1244 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. A chance of flurries, then a chance of snow
showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers in
the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 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...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of rain, freezing rain and snow Thursday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-181015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1244 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
A chance of flurries. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers in the morning, then rain showers likely
in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers
likely in the evening, then a chance of rain showers overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely
in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely overnight.
Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance of
snow Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain and freezing rain during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1244 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
after midnight, then a chance of snow showers late. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely in the morning, then snow and rain showers likely
in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain and snow showers likely in the evening, then a
chance of rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely
in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely overnight.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance
of snow and freezing rain Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain, freezing rain and snow during the day, then rain and
snow showers likely Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

WOOD


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