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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KBUF

FZUS51 KBUF 160537
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM 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.

LEZ020-161000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

OVERNIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Areas of fog in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Light and variable winds becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers overnight.

MONDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy.

WEDNESDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Rain likely
Thursday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.



LOZ030-161000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

OVERNIGHT
East winds around 10 knots becoming northeast.
Areas of fog late.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Areas
of fog in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Light and variable winds becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.

MONDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy.

WEDNESDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Rain likely
Thursday night.



LEZ041-161000-
Dunkirk to Buffalo along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

OVERNIGHT
Northeast 10 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 2 to 4
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Light and variable winds becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

WEDNESDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Rain likely
Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.



LEZ040-161000-
Ripley to Dunkirk along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING


OVERNIGHT
Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Light and variable winds becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. 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.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Rain likely
Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.



LOZ042-043-161000-
Niagara River to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

OVERNIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
East winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. A
chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Rain likely
Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 40 degrees.



LOZ044-161000-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

OVERNIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Rain
likely Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.



LOZ045-161000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Sun Dec 16 2018

OVERNIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

MONDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.