Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 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.

LEZ020-231015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Rain, then a chance of rain late.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow
showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of flurries
in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light
and variable. A chance of flurries.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-231015-
Lower Niagara River-
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Rain, then a chance of rain late.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow
showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain likely in the evening, then a
chance of snow showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of flurries
in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming light
and variable. A chance of flurries.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Becoming mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-231015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves in ice
free areas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely in the morning,
then rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Snow and rain in the evening, then occasional snow
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of flurries during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-231015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Rain, then a chance of rain late. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
Snow and rain likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely in the morning, then a chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Becoming
mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
10 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ044-231015-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional rain in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain and snow likely in the evening, then snow showers
likely overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-231015-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely in the morning, then rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain and snow likely in the evening, then snow showers
likely overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-231015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1255 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Rain and freezing rain. The lake is mostly ice
covered in this section.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional rain in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Rain and snow likely in the evening, then occasional snow showers
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely in the morning, then a
chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
northeast. A chance of flurries during the day.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Saturday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered in this
section.

$$



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