Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
942 PM EST Fri Jan 12 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.

LEZ020-131015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
942 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less 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.

$$

LOZ030-131015-
Lower Niagara River-
942 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less 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.

$$

LEZ040-041-131015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
942 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves in ice
free areas 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
in the morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. 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 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-131015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
942 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves in ice free areas 5 to 8 feet. Waves in ice
free areas occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow in the morning, then a chance
of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of lake effect snow showers. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of lake effect snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 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 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-131015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
942 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow and freezing rain late this evening, then snow
after midnight. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of lake
effect snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
A chance of lake effect snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet 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 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-131015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
942 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow and freezing
rain late this evening, then snow after midnight. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. A chance of lake effect snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming east.
Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Northeast 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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