Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
941 AM EST Tue Dec 5 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.

LEZ020-052200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
941 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow in the evening, then lake effect snow overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow in the morning, then lake effect snow showers likely
in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
less than 10 knots. Snow showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-052200-
Lower Niagara River-
941 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain late this morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely.

$$

LEZ040-041-052200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
941 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming southwest. A chance of
rain and snow in the evening, then lake effect snow overnight.
Waves 9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
8 to 12 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west
15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
10 knots or less. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-052200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
941 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Rain late this
morning, then a chance of rain early this afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening,
then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 8 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during
the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-052200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
941 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Rain, then a chance of rain late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots diminishing to 30 knots. Rain
in the evening, then snow likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 10 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25
knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 5
to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-052200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
941 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain, then a chance
of rain late. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain in the evening, then a chance
of snow overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 10 to 13 feet.
Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25
knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 7 to 11 feet
subsiding to 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK/JJR/TMA



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