Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM EST Thu Jan 11 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.

LEZ020-111600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers through early afternoon, then
showers likely late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog
overnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Patchy fog
in the morning. Rain in the morning, then rain, sleet, freezing
rain and snow in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers Monday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-111600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of showers through early afternoon, then
showers likely late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog
overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Patchy
fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then rain, snow, sleet
and freezing rain in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-111600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers early. A
chance of showers early this afternoon, then showers likely late.
Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then
rain, sleet, freezing rain and snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-111600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
through early afternoon, then rain showers likely late. Waves in
ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog
overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then
rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain in the afternoon. Waves
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-111600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely early, then a chance of rain
showers from late morning on. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow, sleet and
freezing rain in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then occasional snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-111600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely early,
then a chance of rain showers from late morning on. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. Rain in the morning, then
rain, sleet and freezing rain in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow, freezing rain
and sleet in the evening, then snow overnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance of
snow showers.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
Monday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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