Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 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.

LEZ020-131015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Occasional lake effect snow through midnight, then just scattered
snow showers late.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Snow showers 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 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-131015-
Lower Niagara River-
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Occasional lake effect snow through the early overnight, then
scattered snow showers late.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers
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 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-131015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 30 knots late. Lake effect snow. Waves 10 to 13
feet subsiding to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Scattered snow showers. 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. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake
effect snow showers likely. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-131015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
Occasional lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Becoming
partly sunny. 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 showers. Waves 4 to 6 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. Snow showers likely.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ044-131015-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Periods
of lake effect snow in the morning, then scattered snow showers
in the afternoon. 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. Lake effect snow showers
likely. 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. 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 showers likely. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-131015-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Snow
likely in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. 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 showers 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. 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
just 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. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-131015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
955 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Lake effect snow in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon. 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
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers 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 showers likely overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20
knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

$$


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