Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
913 AM EST Sat Dec 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.

LEZ020-152215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
913 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Patchy
fog.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming west around
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-152215-
Lower Niagara River-
913 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 10 knots becoming northeast.
Patchy fog.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Patchy
fog.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ041-152215-
Dunkirk to Buffalo along Lake Erie-
913 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less than
10 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. 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 southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

$$

LEZ040-152215-
Ripley to Dunkirk along Lake Erie-
913 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog through late this morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot
or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain overnight. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 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 southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ042-152215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
913 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-152215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
913 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Lake
effect snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet,
then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-152215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
913 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely 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 southwest 5 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Hitchcock



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