Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1006 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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.

LEZ020-141015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1006 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Light northeast winds becoming north around 10
knots. Occasional light snow.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Partly to
mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake
effect snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Snow showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Variable winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of snow and
rain.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-141015-
Lower Niagara River-
1006 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Light snow.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Snow showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Variable winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow.

$$

LEZ040-041-141015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1006 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-141015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1006 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Occasional light snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow Sunday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-141015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1006 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. Occasional
light snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Occasional lake effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11
feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely Sunday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely with a
chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-141015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1006 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then
occasional lake effect snow overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers.
Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely Sunday night.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely with a chance
of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$



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