Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1247 PM EST Fri Jan 19 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.

LEZ020-192215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1247 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of sprinkles and flurries Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-192215-
Lower Niagara River-
1247 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of sprinkles Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-192215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1247 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Tuesday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-192215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1247 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance of
sprinkles Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-192215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1247 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Partly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet.
Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 knots
or less. Cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-192215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1247 PM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Cloudy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and increasing
to 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow likely during the day, then rain
Monday night.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day, then snow
showers likely Tuesday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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