Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
652 AM EST Sat Jan 13 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.

LEZ020-131615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
652 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely early.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered snow showers
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-131615-
Lower Niagara River-
652 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely early.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely during the day, then scattered snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Partly
to mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-131615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
652 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow early, then a chance of snow. A chance of snow
showers late. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of lake effect snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow during the day,
then snow likely Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-131615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
652 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow early, then a
chance of snow. A chance of snow showers late. Waves in ice free
areas 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves in ice free
areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of lake effect snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of lake effect snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet,
then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-131615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
652 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow through early afternoon, then
a chance of snow showers late. Waves in ice free areas 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves in ice free areas
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of lake
effect snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of lake effect snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear in
the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then scattered snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-131615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
652 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.
Snow through early afternoon, then a chance of snow showers late.
The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
A chance of lake effect snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow likely
Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely during the day, then scattered snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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