Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
252 PM 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.

LEZ020-180415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
252 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers
early, then scattered flurries late this evening. Scattered
flurries late.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-180415-
Lower Niagara River-
252 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers
likely.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely.

$$

LEZ040-041-180415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
252 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers
early, then scattered flurries late this evening. Waves in ice
free areas 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-180415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
252 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers
in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-180415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
252 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers.
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.
Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in
the morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
252 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
early, then scattered snow showers. Lake effect snow showers
likely late. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely in the evening, then lake effect snow overnight.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers, snow showers and freezing rain
likely during the day, then rain showers and freezing rain likely
Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

CHURCH/HITCHCOCK


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