Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM 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.

LEZ020-162200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly 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 diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day, then
scattered snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-162200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Sunny
in the morning, then becoming partly 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 diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A
chance of snow and rain showers during the day, then scattered
snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-162200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds to 30 knots. Showers likely early
this afternoon, then a chance of showers late. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain 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.
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less 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 3 to 6 feet building to 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Lake effect rain and snow showers during the day, then snow
showers likely Sunday night. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-162200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly
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 5 to
15 knots. Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 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 1 to 3 feet building to 10 to
13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Lake effect rain and snow showers likely during the day, then
snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding
to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-162200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds to 30 knots. Showers likely. 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. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance
of rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding
to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south
10 to 15 knots. 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 1 to 3 feet building to 12 to
16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Lake effect rain and snow showers during the day, then occasional
lake effect snow Sunday night. Waves 13 to 17 feet subsiding to
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 22 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional lake effect snow during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-162200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers. Waves 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 subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 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 3 to 6 feet building to 12 to
16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow showers
likely during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night.
Waves 12 to 16 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 20 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Occasional lake effect snow during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$



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