Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
357 AM EST Thu Nov 16 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.

LEZ020-161615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
357 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then rain likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers with snow
showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161615-
Lower Niagara River-
357 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then rain likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers with snow
showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-161615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
357 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves
 building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves building to 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night.
Waves 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-161615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
357 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A chance of
showers from late morning on. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening, then rain likely overnight. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves building to 10 to 13 feet.
Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-161615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
357 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. A chance of showers this morning, then widespread
showers this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10
feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 40 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves building to 12 to 16 feet.
Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers during the day, then occasional lake effect snow Sunday
night. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around 22 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Occasional lake effect snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
357 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves building to 12 to 16 feet.
Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional lake effect
snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

JJR/RSH



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