Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

LEZ020-120400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest
less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-120400-
Lower Niagara River-
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-120400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 8 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Snow in
the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-120400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Snow in
the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves
7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest
15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ044-120400-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow early, then snow from late evening on.
Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Snow.
Waves 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet
subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-120400-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Snow.
Waves 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 7 to 11 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-120400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow early, then snow from late evening on.
Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest
15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet
subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

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