Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM 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.

LEZ020-231600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Freezing rain and rain early, then rain from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow
overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
flurries during the day, then a chance of snow showers Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-231600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Rain and freezing rain early, then rain from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain in the evening, then a chance of flurries
overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the morning, then a chance of flurries in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of flurries in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of flurries during
the day.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
flurries during the day, then a chance of snow showers Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-231600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and freezing rain
early, then rain from late morning on. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
with a chance of snow in the evening, then a chance of snow and
rain overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Occasional snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. 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 south. Lake effect
snow during the day, then a chance of flurries Saturday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-231600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain in
the evening, then a chance of rain and flurries overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 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 flurries in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
flurries during the day, then a chance of snow showers Saturday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-231600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain, sleet and snow early,
then rain from late morning on. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain in the
evening, then rain and snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Snow and rain in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 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...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow likely during the
day, then lake effect snow Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of lake effect snow showers during the day, then a chance
of flurries Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-231600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow, rain, sleet and
freezing rain this morning, then rain and freezing rain this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain in the evening, then rain and
snow overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 10 knots or less overnight. A chance of snow
showers in the evening, then occasional snow overnight. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow during the day, then a chance of
flurries Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$


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