Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 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.

LEZ020-171015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

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LOZ030-171015-
Lower Niagara River-
1247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
east. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night.

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LEZ040-041-171015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow and rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of freezing rain or snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-171015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then a
chance of snow and rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet,
then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-171015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then lake effect rain and snow
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1247 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain and
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then lake effect rain and snow
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

WOOD



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