Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
104 AM EST Fri Dec 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.

LEZ020-151015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
104 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers in the morning, then lake
effect snow in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow in
the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of snow showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151015-
Lower Niagara River-
104 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning, then lake effect snow in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Snow in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of snow showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-151015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
104 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Lake effect snow with some rumbles of thunder likely.
Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet building
to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

$$

LOZ042-151015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
104 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then lake effect snow in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow in the evening, then scattered snow showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain
showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a chance
of snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-151015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
104 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Lake effect snow
in the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves
6 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain
showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 41 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
104 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots.
Lake effect snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Lake effect snow with some rumbles of
thunder likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of lake effect snow
showers in the morning. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day,
then a chance of rain showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely during the day, then snow likely Tuesday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

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