Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
636 PM EST Thu Jan 18 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.

LEZ020-190415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
636 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers this evening, then scattered
flurries after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain
showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-190415-
Lower Niagara River-
636 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers
this evening.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain
showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-190415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
636 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
in ice free areas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds diminishing to 10 to 15 knots.
Cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-190415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
636 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 30 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 4
feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-190415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
636 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Scattered
snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Waves 3 to 6
feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-190415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
636 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow early, then lake effect snow showers likely from late
evening on. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice
free areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of drizzle.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow and rain
showers Sunday night. Waves subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers likely. Waves building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow. Waves
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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