Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
618 PM EST Tue Jan 16 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.

LEZ020-170415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
618 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Light snow early,
then just a chance of snow showers from late evening on.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170415-
Lower Niagara River-
618 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A
chance of snow showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-170415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
618 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Occasional light snow. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-170415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
618 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers this evening, then snow likely after midnight. A chance
of snow showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5
feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-170415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
618 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Snow. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
A chance of snow showers. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY..West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Saturday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
618 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Some light snow likely. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Lake
effect snow.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely
overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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