Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM EST Wed Nov 15 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.

LEZ020-152200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Sunday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-152200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Rain Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Sunday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-152200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet
building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves 7 to
10 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain Friday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots.
Rain during the day, then rain showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
showers likely during the day, then lake effect snow showers
likely Sunday night. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

$$

LOZ042-152200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots.
Rain during the day, then rain showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect rain showers likely during the day, then
lake effect snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 7 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-152200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance
of rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding
to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect rain showers likely during the day, then
lake effect snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 10 to 14 feet
subsiding to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-152200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Showers.
Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers
in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves
6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain during the day, then rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect rain showers likely
during the day, then lake effect snow showers likely Sunday
night. Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.

$$


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