Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 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.

LEZ020-152200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Snow late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Snow
and sleet in the evening, then snow overnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Lake effect
snow and rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less than
10 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance
of snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-152200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Snow late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Snow
and sleet in the evening, then snow overnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow and rain
showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A chance of
snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-152200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and sleet
early, then snow, sleet and rain late. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Sleet,
rain, snow and freezing rain in the evening, then snow overnight.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Lake effect rain showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely in
the evening. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then snow showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-152200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots in the afternoon. Rain and snow showers
likely in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ044-152200-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely
late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Snow showers
likely with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain
showers likely. Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the
day, then snow showers likely Saturday night. Waves 5 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-152200-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely with a chance
of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the
day, then snow showers likely Saturday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 46 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-152200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Snow.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Snow showers
likely with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then lake
effect rain showers with lake effect snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect rain
showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the
day, then snow showers likely Saturday night. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves
2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$


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