Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
344 PM EST Fri Nov 17 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.

LEZ020-180415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
344 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots.
Rain late.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain in the evening, then rain
with snow likely overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180415-
Lower Niagara River-
344 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Rain
late.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain in the evening, then rain
with snow likely overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-180415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
344 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Lake effect snow. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 8 to 11 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow likely. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow likely with a chance of lake effect rain during the
day. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-180415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
344 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Rain
late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 40 knots diminishing to 35 knots. A
chance of snow in the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon.
Waves 10 to 15 feet subsiding to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow likely. Waves
9 to 12 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-180415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
344 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 40 knots becoming northwest to 35 knots.
Snow and rain in the morning, then lake effect snow in the
afternoon. Waves 11 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around
20 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow with a chance of lake effect rain during the day,
then a chance of snow Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
344 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots.
Snow and rain in the morning, then lake effect snow in the
afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to 10 to 15 feet. Waves
occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow likely. Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding
to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

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