Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
938 PM EST Wed Dec 6 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.

LEZ020-071015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
938 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to around
15 knots. Scattered snow showers late this evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Scattered snow
showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow in the morning, then snow
showers likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then snow
showers likely Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-071015-
Lower Niagara River-
938 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Monday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-071015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
938 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

$$

LOZ042-071015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
938 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet, then 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-071015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
938 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day, then snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-071015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
938 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.

$$

WOOD



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