Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1251 AM EST Fri Jan 19 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.

LEZ020-191015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1251 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 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 becoming east. 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 during the day,
then rain Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-191015-
Lower Niagara River-
1251 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
.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 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 becoming east. A
chance of rain showers Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then rain Monday
night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-191015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1251 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves in ice free areas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then rain Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers likely
during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-191015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1251 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then rain Monday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-191015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1251 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 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 diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then rain Monday night. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday
night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-191015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1251 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers, then snow showers likely late. Waves
in ice free areas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves in
ice free areas occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. 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
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of drizzle.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 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 becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers Sunday night. Waves
2 to 4 feet 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 during the day,
then rain Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow during the day, then snow showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

WOOD



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