Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
940 AM EST Tue Nov 21 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.

LEZ020-212215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
940 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny
late this morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers in the evening, then rain showers with a
chance of snow showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then
scattered snow showers Saturday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 46 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-212215-
Lower Niagara River-
940 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny
late this morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers in the evening, then rain showers likely with a chance of
snow showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then
scattered snow showers Saturday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-212215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
940 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers in the evening, then rain showers with a chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning, then scattered
flurries in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then frequent snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ042-212215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
940 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly sunny late
this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered flurries in the
morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then frequent snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-212215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
940 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then frequent snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-212215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
940 AM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then frequent snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$


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