Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1244 AM EST Sat Dec 16 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.

LEZ020-161015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1244 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then a chance
of rain and snow showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 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, then a chance
of snow and rain showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161015-
Lower Niagara River-
1244 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow and
rain showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-161015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1244 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely, then lake effect snow late. Waves
7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in
the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Scattered flurries in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 knots or
less. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then lake effect snow and rain
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

$$

LOZ042-161015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1244 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the
morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then a
chance of snow and rain showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-161015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1244 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of lake
effect snow showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in
the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 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...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow and
rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then lake effect snow and rain
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 41 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1244 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Lake effect snow with some rumbles of thunder possible.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 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...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northeast 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Monday night. 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
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

WOOD


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