Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 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.

LEZ020-231015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow
showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of
flurries.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-231015-
Lower Niagara River-
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Occasional rain.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow
showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northwest. Snow and rain likely in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of
flurries.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Becoming mainly clear.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-231015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Occasional rain. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Rain showers likely in the morning, then rain and snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. Snow and rain in the
evening, then occasional snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of flurries.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ042-231015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Occasional rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest.
Snow and rain likely in the evening, then just a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely
in the morning, then just a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2
feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1
to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ044-231015-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Occasional rain. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Occasional rain in the morning, then rain showers
likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest. Rain and snow likely in the evening, then snow showers
likely overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10
feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-231015-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Occasional
rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Rain showers.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming
northwest to 30 knots. Rain and snow likely in the evening, then
snow showers likely overnight. Waves building to 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10
feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2
feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-231015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
940 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain and freezing rain late this evening, then just rain
after midnight. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional rain in the morning, then rain showers likely in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northwest. Rain and snow likely in the evening, then occasional
snow showers overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow
showers likely in the morning, then just a chance of snow showers
in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast.
A chance of flurries.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$


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