Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 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.

LEZ020-170400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. 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. A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 47 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170400-
Lower Niagara River-
631 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 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...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-170400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely early,
then a chance of rain showers late this evening. A chance of rain
showers late. 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. 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
snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest 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
during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-170400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. 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 snow and rain showers in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-170400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain showers
early. A chance of rain showers after midnight, then rain showers
likely late. Waves 7 to 11 feet building to 9 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers in
the morning, then rain and snow showers likely in the afternoon.
Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening,
then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers Wednesday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 45 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers early, then a
chance of rain showers. Rain showers likely late. Waves 7 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely with a chance of snow 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. A chance of snow and rain showers
in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers Wednesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$


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