Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
653 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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.

LEZ020-181615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
653 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional rain.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots late. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.  becoming southwest. A chance of snow showers during the
day.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 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.

$$

LOZ030-181615-
Lower Niagara River-
653 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Occasional rain.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots late. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-181615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
653 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Occasional rain. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 11 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Lake effect rain and snow.
Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11
feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-181615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
653 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. A chance of rain showers
in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-181615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
653 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Occasional rain. Waves 2
feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 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 35 knots. Rain in the morning, then
lake effect rain and snow in the afternoon. Waves 11 to 16 feet.
Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 10 to 14
feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow with a
chance of lake effect rain showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
653 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Occasional rain. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west. Rain in the
morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 8 to 11 feet building to 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally
around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 9 to 13 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect rain and
snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$


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