Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
632 PM EST Wed Nov 22 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.

LEZ020-230430-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
632 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the morning,
then lake effect rain and snow showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely
overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely with a
chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-230430-
Lower Niagara River-
632 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy
in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely with a
chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-230430-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
632 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely
in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-230430-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
632 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries this evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-230430-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
632 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then
scattered snow showers with a chance of rain showers overnight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Rain showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-230430-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
632 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers early. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Lake effect rain showers likely with a chance of
lake effect snow showers in the evening, then a chance of rain
and snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then snow
showers likely with a chance of rain showers Saturday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Sunday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

HITCHCOCK


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