Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1227 PM EST Fri Dec 8 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.

LEZ020-082200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1227 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered
flurries.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-082200-
Lower Niagara River-
1227 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered
flurries.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A chance of
snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-082200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1227 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening,
then snow overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow likely. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow during the day,
then snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-082200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1227 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Scattered
flurries. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of flurries during the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance of
snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves
2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-082200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1227 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Becoming partly
sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. A chance of snow
showers in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow during the day,
then snow likely Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-082200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1227 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow
showers likely overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 10 knots
or less. A chance of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow during
the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

JJR


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