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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
941 PM EST Wed Nov 15 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.

LEZ020-161015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
941 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161015-
Lower Niagara River-
941 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain during
the day, then rain showers with snow showers likely Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-161015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
941 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west.
Showers this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
Showers likely late. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves
6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 10 knots
or less. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 10 to
13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Lake effect snow and rain showers likely during the day, then
lake effect snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 7 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-161015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
941 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers this evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves
7 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 11 to
15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow and rain showers likely during the
day, then lake effect snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves
10 to 14 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-161015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
941 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers, then a
chance of showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Rain showers
likely in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers
overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 45 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 15 to
19 feet. Waves occasionally around 24 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 40 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow showers
likely during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely
Sunday night. Waves 15 to 19 feet subsiding to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 24 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
941 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening. Waves 7 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers overnight.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 45 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 14 to
18 feet. Waves occasionally around 23 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 40 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of lake effect rain and
snow showers during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely
Sunday night. Waves 14 to 18 feet subsiding to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 23 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$



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