Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
540 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

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UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
540 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 44 DEGREES.

$$

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LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
540 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

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BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
540 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH SOME
RUMBLES OF THUNDER POSSIBLE. WAVES 7 TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN SATURDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS DURING
THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

$$

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NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
540 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 7 TO
11 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

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HAMLIN BEACH TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
540 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SCATTERED
FLURRIES THROUGH MID MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE
EFFECT SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 45 DEGREES...THE CENTRAL
LAKE ONTARIO BUOY WATER TEMPERATURE IS 41 DEGREES.

$$

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MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
540 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

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