Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM EST Mon Jan 15 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.

LEZ020-152200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers late.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Occasional snow.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

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LOZ030-152200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Occasional
snow.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-152200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers late. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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LOZ042-152200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less than
10 knots. Occasional snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers during the
day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-152200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves in ice free areas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Occasional
snow in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-152200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. The lake
is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening, then occasional snow overnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Occasional snow in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest. Lake effect snow showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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