Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1234 PM EST Wed Dec 6 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.

LEZ020-062215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1234 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow showers likely.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-062215-
Lower Niagara River-
1234 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-062215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1234 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ042-062215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1234 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds to 30 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-062215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1234 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers late. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-062215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1234 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

$$



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