Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
109 AM EST Wed Jan 17 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.

LEZ020-171015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
109 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect
snow showers likely, then scattered snow showers
late.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely
in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 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.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171015-
Lower Niagara River-
109 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 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.

$$

LEZ040-041-171015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
109 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to 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 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-171015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
109 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect
snow showers likely, then scattered snow showers
late. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-171015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
109 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow, then lake effect snow showers
likely late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. 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 20 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
109 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Lake effect snow showers likely. The lake is mostly
ice covered in this section.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely in the morning, then a chance of
snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely
overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 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 rain and
snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain showers and
freezing rain Sunday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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