Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
110 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.

LEZ020-112215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
110 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Snow.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-112215-
Lower Niagara River-
110 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Snow.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-112215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
110 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
A chance of snow late. Waves around 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 35 knot gales.
Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming southwest 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-112215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
110 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots in the afternoon. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow during the day, then a chance
of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-112215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
110 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 8 to
11 feet building to 9 to 13 feet, then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-112215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
110 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds less than 10 knots becoming south.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow during the day, then a chance
of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to
9 to 12 feet, then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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