Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1240 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.

LEZ020-212215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1240 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Light and variable winds. A chance of drizzle
early, then a chance of rain late.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Areas of fog. A chance of
rain in the evening, then a chance of rain showers overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning.
Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Rain
likely.
.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.

$$

LOZ030-212215-
Lower Niagara River-
1240 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
drizzle and rain late.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain
showers overnight. Areas of fog overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning.
Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
likely.
.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.

$$

LEZ040-041-212215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1240 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds less than 10 knots becoming
southeast. A chance of drizzle early, then a chance of rain
late. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. A chance of rain in
the evening, then rain showers likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. Rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then lake effect snow and rain
showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less building 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 south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-212215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1240 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
east. A chance of drizzle late. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. Rain.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Rain. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet 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 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-212215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1240 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. A chance of
drizzle late. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of drizzle in the evening, then a chance of
rain showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely during the day,
then rain and snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or
less 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 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-212215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1240 PM EST Sun Jan 21 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mostly cloudy. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and freezing rain
with sleet likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
southeast. A chance of rain and freezing rain in the evening,
then rain overnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20
knots. Rain showers during the day, then lake effect 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 northeast.
Becoming mainly clear.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$


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