Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1236 AM EST Mon Jan 15 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.

LEZ020-151015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1236 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered snow showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow in
the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

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LOZ030-151015-
Lower Niagara River-
1236 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Snow.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow in
the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-151015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1236 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves in
ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow in
the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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LOZ042-151015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1236 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less
than 10 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 10 to 15
knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 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.

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LOZ043-044-151015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1236 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves in ice free
areas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning,
then becoming cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west 10 to 15
knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

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LOZ045-151015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1236 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Lake effect snow showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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