Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 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.

LEZ020-131030-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect
snow showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Snow likely.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-131030-
Lower Niagara River-
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow likely.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-131030-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow in the morning, then lake effect snow
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-131030-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Lake effect snow
after midnight, then lake effect snow showers likely late. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Scattered
flurries. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ044-131030-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. Snow. Waves 8 to 11 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow showers likely in the morning, then lake effect snow
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Friday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-131030-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
to 30 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow showers likely. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely. Waves 8 to 11 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow showers likely in the morning, then lake effect snow
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the evening, then a
chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day, then snow showers likely Friday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-131030-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1248 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Scattered lake effect snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet
building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow overnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then
lake effect snow overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots.
Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$


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