Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM 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.

LEZ020-151600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance of
snow early this afternoon. Snow late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Snow.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Lake effect rain showers with
lake effect snow likely in the morning, then lake effect rain and
snow showers in the afternoon.
.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...Light and variable winds becoming west around 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 48 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of snow early this afternoon. Snow late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Snow.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.
Rain showers and snow likely in the morning, then rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.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...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-151600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance of
rain and sleet late this morning. Sleet, rain and snow this
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow, sleet
and 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 to 30 knots diminishing to 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 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 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.

$$

LOZ042-151600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow early this afternoon. Snow likely
late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Snow.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots in the afternoon. Rain showers and snow 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 to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 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...Southeast 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 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.

$$

LOZ043-044-151600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow likely late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Snow.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow 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 to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 7 to 11 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. 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 west 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 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow late. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Snow with a chance
of rain showers in the morning, then lake effect rain showers 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. 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...North winds less than 10 knots 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 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. 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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