Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1242 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.

LEZ020-141015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1242 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Scattered
flurries.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered snow showers during the day.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-141015-
Lower Niagara River-
1242 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Scattered snow
showers, then scattered flurries late.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow likely in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Snow likely.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered snow showers during the day.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-141015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1242 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Scattered flurries, then scattered snow showers late. Waves in
ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Scattered snow
showers in the morning, then scattered flurries in the afternoon.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Snow
likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Snow likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-141015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1242 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely, then scattered snow showers late. Waves 3 to 5
feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Scattered snow showers in the morning, then scattered flurries in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Snow likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-141015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1242 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4
feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Snow showers likely in the morning, then scattered flurries in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.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 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 6 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-141015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1242 AM EST Sun Jan 14 2018

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

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$


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