Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1231 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-302200-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
1231 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 32 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-302200-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
1231 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

$$

LEZ040-041-302200-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
1231 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW
LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ042-043-302200-
NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
1231 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 35 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ044-302200-
SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1231 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. MOSTLY
SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

LOZ045-302200-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1231 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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