Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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.

LEZ020-170415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers this evening.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170415-
Lower Niagara River-
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-170415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Snow
likely early, then a chance of snow showers late this evening.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 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 showers during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of freezing rain or snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-170415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to 10 knots or less after midnight. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less
than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then a
chance of snow and rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of
rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet,
then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-170415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 knots or less after midnight. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then
a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then rain and snow showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mainly
clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain and
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then lake effect rain and snow
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$



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