Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
331 PM EST Sun Jan 21 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.

LEZ020-220400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
331 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Patchy drizzle
this evening. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle after
midnight, then rain likely late. Patchy fog from late evening on.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Patchy fog
in the morning. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Patchy fog in the evening. Rain.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220400-
Lower Niagara River-
331 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Patchy drizzle late
this evening. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle after
midnight, then a chance of rain late. Patchy fog after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Patchy fog in the morning.
Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-220400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
331 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain with patchy drizzle this evening. Rain likely
after midnight. Patchy fog late. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot
or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-220400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
331 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Patchy
drizzle late this evening. A chance of rain with patchy drizzle
after midnight, then a chance of rain late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-220400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
331 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming east.
Patchy drizzle late this evening. A chance of rain with patchy
drizzle after midnight, then a chance of rain late. Patchy fog
late. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Rain. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Showers
likely. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then lake effect
snow and rain showers likely overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-220400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
331 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Patchy fog after
midnight. A chance of flurries with patchy drizzle after
midnight. A chance of flurries and sleet late. The lake is mostly
ice covered.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of snow, rain,
freezing rain likely with a chance of sleet in the morning, then
rain and freezing rain in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Rain and freezing rain in the evening, then rain
overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Rain and snow showers in the evening, then lake effect snow
showers likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of snow showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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