Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
330 PM EST Tue Nov 21 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.

LEZ020-220415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
330 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots early becoming west 10
to 15 knots. Rain developing this evening, then rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then rain and
snow showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Sunday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 46 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220415-
Lower Niagara River-
330 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots early becoming west 10
to 15 knots. Rain developing late this evening. Rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then rain
showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Sunday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-220415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
330 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain developing later this evening. A chance of rain showers
late. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow and
rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-220415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
330 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
developing this evening, then rain showers likely after midnight.
Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow and
rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-220415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
330 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
developing late this evening. Rain showers likely late. Waves 3
to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers in the morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance
of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow and rain showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-220415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
330 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely late this evening. Rain after
midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then rain
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 30 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the
day, then snow and rain showers likely Saturday night. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely with a chance of rain showers during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$



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