Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
331 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-210400-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
331 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SUNDAY
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 44 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-210400-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
331 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
MAINLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SUNDAY
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

LEZ040-041-210400-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
331 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 40 KNOT GALES.
A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY MONDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LOZ042-210400-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE THIS EVENING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SUNDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY MONDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

LOZ043-044-210400-
HAMLIN BEACH TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
331 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS THIS
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...
THEN RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 47 DEGREES...THE CENTRAL
LAKE ONTARIO BUOY WATER TEMPERATURE IS 40 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ045-210400-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN DURING THE DAY...
THEN RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.

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