Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
916 AM EST Wed Jan 10 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.

LEZ020-102230-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
916 AM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain early. Rain likely late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely in the
evening, then a chance of rain overnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Rain, freezing rain and sleet during the day, then snow
and freezing rain Friday night.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-102230-
Lower Niagara River-
916 AM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain early. Rain likely late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain, sleet, freezing rain and snow
during the day, then snow Friday night.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of snow showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-102230-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
916 AM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain early. Rain likely late. Waves
in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely in the
evening, then a chance of rain overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain and freezing rain during the
day, then snow, freezing rain and sleet Friday night. Waves
2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-102230-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
916 AM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
early. Rain likely late. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain, sleet, snow and freezing rain
during the day, then snow and freezing rain Friday night. Waves
2 feet or less building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-102230-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
916 AM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely
late. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain during the day, then snow, rain,
sleet and freezing rain Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-102230-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
916 AM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely in the
morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast to
30 knots. Rain and freezing rain during the day, then snow,
freezing rain and sleet Friday night.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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