Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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.

LEZ020-141000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Snow.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Partly
sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Snow showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of snow and
rain during the day, then a chance of snow Monday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-141000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
Snow.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Snow showers in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow during the day, then a chance of snow Monday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-141000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain during the day, then rain likely Sunday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely during the
day, then a chance of rain Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-141000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow
, then a chance of snow late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers during
the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-141000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning, then lake effect snow
showers likely 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 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Occasional lake effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely during the day. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely Sunday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow likely with a
chance of rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-141000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then
occasional lake effect snow overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming east and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers during the
day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely Sunday night.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
likely with a chance of rain during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$


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