Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
611 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

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.

LEZ020-240415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
611 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Rain through the early overnight,
then rain and snow late.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then periods of snow
overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then snow likely Monday
night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-240415-
Lower Niagara River-
611 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Rain through the early overnight,
then rain and snow late.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in the
morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then snow likely Monday
night.

$$

LEZ040-041-240415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
611 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain through the early overnight, then rain and snow
late. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Periods of lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Periods of lake effect snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Periods of lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day, then snow likely Monday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.

$$

LOZ042-240415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
611 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain likely with a chance
of snow in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Periods of snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Periods of lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then snow likely Monday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-240415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
611 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Rain and snow in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming southwest 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. Periods of lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Periods of lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then snow likely Monday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-240415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
611 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then periods of snow
overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Periods
of lake effect snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Sunday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance of
snow showers during the day, then snow likely Monday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

$$


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