Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Tue Jan 16 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.

LEZ020-161000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely
, then a chance of snow late.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the
afternoon.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

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LOZ030-161000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow likely, then a chance of snow late.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain.

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LEZ040-041-161000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Snow likely, then a chance of snow late. Waves in
ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west.
A chance of snow showers. 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
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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LOZ042-161000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Occasional
snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-161000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Occasional snow.
Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Snow
likely in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance
of snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers
Thursday night. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional snow. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Snow likely in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then lake
effect snow showers likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then snow showers likely
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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