Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 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.

LEZ020-232200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
and snow showers early, then a chance of rain
showers late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers likely in the
evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest.
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain showers likely Saturday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-232200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
north. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-232200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
and snow showers. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Snow and rain showers likely in the evening, then lake
effect snow showers likely overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. A
chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-232200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers
early, then a chance of rain showers late. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ044-232200-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers early,
then a chance of rain showers late. Waves in ice free areas
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain and snow showers in the evening, then lake effect
snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 knots
or less. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-232200-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers
early. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then
snow showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the morning, then a
chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-232200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain showers early, then a chance
of rain showers late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers in the evening, then lake effect snow showers
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north.
A chance of snow showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly
clear.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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