Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
120 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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.

LEZ020-181030-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
120 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely late.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partial clearing.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181030-
Lower Niagara River-
120 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Rain likely late.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-181030-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
120 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely after 3 am.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 40 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves building to 10
to 13 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots becoming west. Lake effect
snow. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow likely. Waves subsiding to 5 to 8
feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain and snow
likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.

$$

LOZ042-181030-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
120 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely
after 3 am. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
and increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves building
to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. A chance of snow in the
morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 10 to 15 feet.
Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow likely. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding
to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Tuesday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-181030-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
120 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain late. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales overnight. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots. Snow and rain in the
morning, then lake effect snow in the afternoon. Waves 11 to
16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves
occasionally around 18 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow with a
chance of lake effect rain. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Tuesday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 50 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181030-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
120 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
increasing to 35 knot gales. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest. Snow and
rain in the morning, then lake effect snow in the afternoon. Waves
building to 10 to 15 feet. Waves occasionally around 19 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow likely. Waves subsiding to 6 to 9
feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Tuesday night. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.

$$


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