Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
910 AM EST Mon Dec 17 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.

LEZ020-172215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
910 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear
in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Rain
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day, then rain showers likely Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172215-
Lower Niagara River-
910 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear
in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Rain
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain during
the day, then rain showers likely Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-172215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
910 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Rain
Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain during
the day, then rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-172215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
910 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers late this morning, then snow showers
likely early this afternoon. A chance of snow showers late. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Rain Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day, then rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-172215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
910 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers late this morning, then snow
showers this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers in the evening. Waves 7 to 10 feet
subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Rain
Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day, then rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-172215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
910 AM EST Mon Dec 17 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers late this morning, then snow showers
likely this afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Rain
Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Rain during
the day, then rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$



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