Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
239 PM EST Tue Jan 16 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.

LEZ020-170415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely early, then
a chance of snow showers from late evening on.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170415-
Lower Niagara River-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 10 to 20
knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-170415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely early,
then a chance of snow showers. Snow likely late. Waves in ice
free areas 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-170415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers early, then snow. A chance of snow showers late.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-170415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...North winds less than 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers early, then snow from late
evening on. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Saturday night. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of snow showers
this evening, then snow likely after midnight. The lake is mostly
ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then
snow showers likely overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then
lake effect snow showers likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and
rain showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain and snow showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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