Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
645 PM EST Wed Jan 17 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.

LEZ020-180415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
645 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers
this evening, then scattered flurries after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain
showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180415-
Lower Niagara River-
645 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers
likely.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Scattered
snow showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain
showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.

$$

LEZ040-041-180415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
645 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers
early, then scattered flurries late this evening. Waves in ice
free areas 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-180415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
645 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers
in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 30 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4
to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 2
to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-180415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
645 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10
feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain
showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
645 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Lake
effect snow late. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect
snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers Sunday night. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mixed precipitation. Waves 1
to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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