Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
330 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-230415-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
330 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO 30 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 39 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-230415-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
330 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY.

$$

LEZ040-041-230415-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
330 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PERIODS OF RAIN
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 9 TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. PARTLY
TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ042-230415-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
330 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. PERIODS OF
RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LOZ043-044-230415-
HAMLIN BEACH TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
330 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 39 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ045-230415-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
330 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AND INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. PERIODS OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
PERIODS OF RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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