Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
932 AM EST Sun Jan 14 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.

LEZ020-142230-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
932 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-142230-
Lower Niagara River-
932 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Light and variable winds. Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mainly
clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-142230-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
932 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Light and variable winds. Scattered snow
showers. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear in the evening,
then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Snow likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-142230-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
932 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
south. Lake effect snow showers likely through midday. Waves 2
feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Snow likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-142230-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
932 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.REST OF TODAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely through midday. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in the evening,
then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Snow likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow likely
during the day, then a chance of snow Tuesday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. A chance of snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow during
the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-142230-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
932 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Sunny. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning,
then becoming mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Snow
likely.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Snow
likely during the day, then a chance of snow Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

HITCHCOCK



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