Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
228 PM EST Fri Jan 12 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.

LEZ020-122215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
228 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north.
Freezing rain and sleet early, then freezing rain,
sleet and snow late.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-122215-
Lower Niagara River-
228 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing rain
and sleet early, then freezing rain, snow and
sleet late.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-122215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
228 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north.
Sleet, freezing rain and rain early, then freezing
rain and sleet late. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
in the morning, then a chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of lake
effect snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow during the day,
then snow likely Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-122215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
228 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Sleet, freezing
rain and rain early, then freezing rain, sleet and
snow late. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow in the morning, then a chance
of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. A chance of lake effect snow showers. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of lake effect snow showers during the
day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-122215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
228 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Rain early, then rain, sleet and
freezing rain late. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet building
to 4 to 7 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around
9 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Snow, freezing rain and sleet in the evening, then snow
overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of lake
effect snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of lake effect snow showers during the day. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow during the day, then snow likely Monday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet,
then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-122215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
228 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north.
Rain early, then sleet, freezing rain and rain
late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing rain, snow and
sleet in the evening, then snow overnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. A chance of lake effect snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow
likely Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow
showers Tuesday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

CHURCH



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