Weather Alerts for NORTHERN ERIE

Issued by the National Weather Service

Small Craft Advisory  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY   Small Craft Advisory
NORTHERN ERIE

Areas Affected:
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor
Effective: Thu, 11/14 7:00am Updated: Wed, 11/13 5:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 11/14 7:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST
THURSDAY...
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect from 7 AM to 7 PM EST Thursday.
* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Information:
A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 18 to 33 knots
and/or waves averaging 4 feet or more are expected to produce
hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced
mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels...should
avoid navigating in these conditions.

MEANINGS OF NOAA WEATHER INFO RELEASES:

A statement generally provides additional or follow up information to an existing weather condition.

An advisory is for less serious conditions that cause significant inconvenience and, if caution is not exercised, could lead to situations that may threaten life and/or property.

A watch is used when the risk of a hazardous weather event has increased significantly, but its occurrence, locations, and/or timing is still uncertain. It is intended to provide advance notice of possible inclement weather.

A warning is used for conditions posing an immediate threat to life or property. Depending on the type of warning, you should take immediate, appropriate action.

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