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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
929 PM EST Thu Dec 7 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.

LEZ020-081015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
929 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers
after midnight. Lake effect snow likely late.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow likely in the morning, then scattered
snow showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northwest. Snow in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow during the day, then
snow showers likely Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow showers
likely.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-081015-
Lower Niagara River-
929 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy this evening,
then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance of
snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-081015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
929 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow during the day, then snow
showers Sunday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 10 feet,
then subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to 15 knots.
Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-081015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
929 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-081015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
929 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
evening, then snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-081015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
929 PM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

WOOD



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