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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KBUF

FZUS51 KBUF 131134
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

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.

LEZ020-131600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

TODAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Sunny this morning, then becoming partly sunny.

TONIGHT
Light and variable winds. A chance of rain in the
evening, then rain overnight.

SATURDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Rain in
the morning, then rain and snow showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow
showers in the evening, then rain showers likely with a chance of
snow showers overnight.

SUNDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and variable.
A chance of snow showers during the day.

MONDAY
Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Snow showers likely Monday night.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 41 degrees.



LOZ030-131600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

TODAY
South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Mostly
sunny this morning, then becoming partly sunny.

TONIGHT
Light and variable winds. A chance of rain in the
evening, then rain overnight.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain in the morning, then rain and snow showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain and snow showers in the evening, then rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers overnight.

SUNDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.

MONDAY
North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of snow showers Monday night.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.



LEZ040-041-131600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

TODAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny this morning, then
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 foot
or less.

SATURDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

SUNDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely with rain
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain showers likely during the day, then snow
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.



LOZ042-131600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

TODAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Sunny this
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 foot
or less.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.

SUNDAY
West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers
during the day. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of snow showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.



LOZ043-044-131600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

TODAY
South winds 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. Sunny this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain in the morning, then rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain
showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to 9 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.

SUNDAY
West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots.
Snow and rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Sunday night. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.

MONDAY
West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Snow showers
likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 41 degrees.



LOZ045-131600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Fri Dec 13 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Sunny this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Rain in
the morning, then rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or
less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers in the evening,
then rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

SUNDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely with rain showers during the day,
then a chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Snow
showers likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.