Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Fri Jan 12 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.

LEZ020-121000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Rain likely, then a chance of rain
late.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain in
the morning, then rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Mostly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-121000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Rain likely, then a chance of rain
late.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. 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 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-121000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves in ice
free areas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. Rain in the morning, then rain, freezing rain and sleet
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-121000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely
, then a chance of rain late. Waves in ice free areas
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain in the morning, then rain, snow, sleet and
freezing rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 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 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-121000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves in ice
free areas 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain in the morning, then rain 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, sleet and
freezing rain in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow in the morning, then
snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North 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
during the day, then snow showers likely Monday night. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-121000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Rain in
the morning, then rain and freezing rain in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow, sleet and
freezing rain in the evening, then snow overnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow in the morning, then snow showers likely in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday
night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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