Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
404 AM EST Thu Dec 7 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.

LEZ020-071615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
404 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy this morning,
then becoming partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Lake effect snow
in the morning, then lake effect snow showers likely in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then snow Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Snow
showers likely during the day, then snow likely Monday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-071615-
Lower Niagara River-
404 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Intermittent snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then snow Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Snow
showers likely during the day, then snow likely Monday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-071615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
404 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Lake effect snow in the morning, then intermittent flurries in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5
feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then
snow Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow during the day, then
snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 15
knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then snow likely Monday
night. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-071615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
404 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Intermittent flurries in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10
to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then
snow Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 15
knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then snow likely Monday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-071615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
404 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers early. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10
to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20
knots. Snow Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
during the day, then scattered snow showers Sunday night. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 15
knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then snow likely Monday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-071615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
404 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then lake effect snow showers likely in the afternoon.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20
knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to 15 knots.
Snow showers likely during the day, then snow likely Monday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$



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