Marine Weather for LE 040

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 8:57 am EST on December 15, 2019
Small Craft Advisory in effect through this evening
Buffalo To Ripley Along Lake Erie-
This Afternoon
West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers early, then scattered snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
Tonight
West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 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.
Monday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
Monday Night
Light and variable winds becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then snow likely with a chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
Tuesday
Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow likely with a chance of rain showers during the day, then snow likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
Wednesday
West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Thursday
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 8:58 AM EST Dec. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM EST this
evening...

* what... west winds to 30 knots and waves 6 to 9 feet.

* Where... the nearshore waters of Lake Erie from Ripley to
Buffalo.

* When... until 9 PM EST this evening.

* Impacts... winds and/or waves will cause hazardous conditions
that could capsize or damage small craft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.





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