Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
330 PM EST Sat Jan 13 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.

LEZ020-140415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
330 PM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Scattered flurries.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-140415-
Lower Niagara River-
330 PM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Scattered flurries.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-140415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
330 PM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered flurries. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Snow likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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LOZ042-140415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
330 PM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers early, then lake effect snow
showers likely from late evening on. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Scattered snow showers in the morning, then flurries in the
afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Snow likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-140415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
330 PM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves in ice free
areas 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves in ice free
areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Snow showers likely in
the morning, then flurries in the afternoon. Waves subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow in the evening, then snow likely overnight. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely. Waves
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-140415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
330 PM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Becoming mainly
clear. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.SUNDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. Sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning,
then becoming cloudy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow in the evening, then snow likely overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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