Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
345 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.

LEZ020-170415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
345 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Cloudy this 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...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain
showers in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely
overnight.
.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.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170415-
Lower Niagara River-
345 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy this 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...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain
showers in the evening, then rain and snow showers likely
overnight.
.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.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-170415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
345 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.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 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain showers in the
evening, then rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 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 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 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.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
5 to 8 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

$$

LOZ042-170415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
345 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy this evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 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 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west
and increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain showers in the
evening, then rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 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 7 to 10 feet subsiding to
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 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.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-170415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
345 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding
to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 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. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 knots becoming west and
increasing to 40 knot gales overnight. Rain showers in the
evening, then rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 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 7 to 11 feet subsiding to
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 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. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
345 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers this evening. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest 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. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain showers in the
evening, then rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 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 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 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.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

$$



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