Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
640 PM EST Sat Jan 20 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.

LEZ020-210415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
640 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of drizzle and light snow in the morning, then
a chance of rain and drizzle in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of rain.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow and rain showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-210415-
Lower Niagara River-
640 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of drizzle and light snow in the morning, then
a chance of drizzle and rain in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of rain.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow and rain showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-210415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
640 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of drizzle
late. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of rain, drizzle and light snow in the morning, then a
chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain in
the evening, then rain likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Scattered flurries during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-210415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
640 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of drizzle in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 2 feet 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 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then
a chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-210415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
640 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of drizzle in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain. 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...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south.
Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. Scattered snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-210415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
640 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow in the evening, then a chance of snow, sleet, rain
and freezing rain overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain, sleet,
freezing rain and snow in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain showers
during the day, then snow and rain showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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