Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
623 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

LEZ020-111600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
623 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...Light and variable winds. Scattered flurries early.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
in the evening, then snow showers likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-111600-
Lower Niagara River-
623 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Scattered flurries
early.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
in the evening, then snow showers likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-111600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
623 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Scattered
snow showers this morning. A chance of snow late. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow. Waves
1 foot or less building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
in the evening, then lake effect snow showers overnight. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Lake effect snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-111600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
623 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Scattered flurries this morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect
snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-111600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
623 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 10 knots or
less. Snow showers likely early, then scattered snow showers late
this morning. Scattered flurries early this afternoon. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 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 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect
snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow during the day,
then lake effect snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-111600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
623 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less than
10 knots. Scattered snow showers early, then scattered flurries
late this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening, then lake effect
snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

JJR/SMITH/TMA



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