Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 PM EST Fri Dec 8 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.

LEZ020-090400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of snow showers in the morning, then lake effect snow
likely in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow likely in the evening, then a chance
of snow showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Snow
likely.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 43 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-090400-
Lower Niagara River-
631 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow during
the day, then snow likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-090400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries after midnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow during the day,
then snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-090400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Snow likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. A chance of snow showers
in the evening, then lake effect snow likely overnight. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Snow likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-090400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow likely. Waves
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Snow likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-090400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Lake effect snow. Waves
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Snow
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.

$$



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