Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1248 AM EST Sat Jan 20 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.

LEZ020-201030-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1248 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. A chance of rain
and sleet.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-201030-
Lower Niagara River-
1248 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly
sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
rain and sleet.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-201030-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1248 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of sprinkles in
the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
A chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow likely during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-201030-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1248 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly
sunny. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Rain. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-201030-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1248 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves in ice free areas 5 to 8 feet.
Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain and snow likely during the day, then rain Monday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and
rain showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-201030-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1248 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
The lake is mostly ice covered.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Partly
to mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers and drizzle.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of snow overnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain likely during the day, then rain Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain and snow during the day, then snow showers likely
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

WOOD



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