Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1234 PM 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-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered snow showers in
the evening, then snow overnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
snow during the day, then snow Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-092215-
Lower Niagara River-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Scattered snow showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Scattered snow showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
snow during the day, then snow Monday night.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Snow during the day, then snow
showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Wednesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-092215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening, then lake effect
snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. 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.
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 south. Snow showers
likely during the day, then snow Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then lake effect snow showers Tuesday night.
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 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow showers. 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-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers in
the morning. 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. Scattered snow showers in the
evening, then lake effect snow showers likely overnight. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow during the day, then snow Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Snow during the day, then lake effect snow showers Tuesday night.
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. 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-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. 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. Scattered snow showers 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 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Snow
showers likely during the day, then snow Monday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow during the day, then lake effect snow showers
Tuesday night. 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. 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-
1234 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening, then lake effect
snow overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely in the morning, then lake effect snow in the afternoon.
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 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers during the day, then
snow Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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