Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1253 PM EST Fri Nov 16 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.

LEZ020-162215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1253 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-162215-
Lower Niagara River-
1253 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-162215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1253 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain
and snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11
feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers
overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
Rain and snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-162215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1253 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds to 30 knots. Rain and snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers in the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-162215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1253 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Rain and snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then snow showers with
rain showers likely overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely. Waves 8 to 11 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely in the evening, then
a chance of snow and rain showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-162215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1253 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers.
Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers in
the morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain and snow showers likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$



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