Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
927 PM EST Sun Dec 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.

LEZ020-171015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
927 PM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered rain and snow showers late.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Scattered
rain and snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers
in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Becoming mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171015-
Lower Niagara River-
927 PM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Scattered rain and snow showers in the morning, then
scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A
chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Rain Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.

$$

LEZ040-041-171015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
927 PM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Scattered rain showers late. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6
feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Scattered
rain and snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Becoming
mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-171015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
927 PM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Scattered
rain showers in the morning, then lake effect snow and rain
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3
to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2
feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain Thursday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-171015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
927 PM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds under 10 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Rain showers in the morning, then lake effect rain
and snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely in the evening, then just a chance of snow showers
overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain Thursday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 39 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
927 PM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Scattered rain showers late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Rain and
snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow and rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain Thursday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$


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