Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1239 AM 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.

LEZ020-151000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1239 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
south. Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Showers in the evening, then a chance of showers
overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain and
snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151000-
Lower Niagara River-
1239 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Showers in the evening, then a chance of showers
overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of snow and rain showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-151000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1239 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest
to 30 knots. Showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers Friday night. Waves
2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers during the day, then rain
and snow showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
9 to 12 feet, then subsiding to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ042-151000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1239 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain showers
Friday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet
building to 9 to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-151000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1239 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. A chance of showers in the morning, then lake effect
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north.
Lake effect rain showers likely with a chance of lake effect snow
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 11 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 51 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1239 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Showers. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Lake effect rain showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to
5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Friday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 11 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.

$$

JJR



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