Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1249 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.

LEZ020-172215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1249 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south.
Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots.
Rain overnight.
.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
and snow showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers
Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172215-
Lower Niagara River-
1249 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Rain
overnight.
.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
and snow showers overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-172215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1249 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 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 3 to
6 feet building to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow showers
during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow showers likely during the day. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.

$$

LOZ042-172215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1249 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Rain
overnight. 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 2 feet
building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 40 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 30 knots. Rain and snow showers likely during the
day, then lake effect snow showers likely Sunday night. 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 snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-172215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1249 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.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 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 40 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow showers
during the day, then lake effect snow Sunday night. Waves 9 to
13 feet subsiding to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
16 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest 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 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-172215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1249 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the 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 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Rain. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow showers
during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely 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 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

$$



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