Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM EST Wed Nov 22 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.

LEZ020-221600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then snow
showers likely with a chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
likely during the day, then scattered flurries Sunday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 46 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-221600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and
rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then snow
showers likely with a chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
likely during the day, then scattered flurries Sunday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-221600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers early. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then scattered snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-221600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers
early. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-221600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers early, then
a chance of rain showers. A chance of rain and snow showers late.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then scattered snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-221600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers early, then
a chance of rain showers late this morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers
in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain
showers likely in the evening, then a chance of snow and rain
showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely with
a chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered flurries
Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$



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