Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 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.

LEZ020-161600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely this morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of flurries
in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Saturday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely this morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-161600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow likely
this morning. A chance of snow late. Waves in ice free areas 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 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 showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-161600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow likely
this morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...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, then a chance
of flurries in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 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.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-161600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. Snow
likely early, then a chance of snow from late morning on. Waves
in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...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.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
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 becoming west. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers Saturday night. Waves
2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Snow likely early,
then a chance of snow from late morning on. The lake is mostly
ice covered.
.TONIGHT...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 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the evening,
then a chance of snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and
rain showers Saturday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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