Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
931 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.

LEZ020-152200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
931 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow late.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers 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 5 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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LOZ030-152200-
Lower Niagara River-
931 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Snow.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-152200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
931 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely late.
Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. 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 subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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LOZ042-152200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
931 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15
knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers. 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...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers during the
day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-152200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
931 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-152200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
931 AM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly sunny late this morning, then becoming partly sunny. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Lake
effect snow showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Lake effect snow showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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