Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
330 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

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.

LEZ020-140400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
330 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. A chance of
rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-140400-
Lower Niagara River-
330 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Partly
cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-140400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
330 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy this
evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-140400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
330 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain showers
in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-140400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
330 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Partly sunny.
Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and freezing rain during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-140400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
330 PM EST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Partly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain showers Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$


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