Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
106 PM EST Sun Jan 20 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.

LEZ020-202215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
106 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Light snow likely.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Light snow likely in the evening, then scattered snow
showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers during
the day, then snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-202215-
Lower Niagara River-
106 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Light snow
likely.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Light lake effect snow
likely.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers
in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly
clear.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Snow and rain showers
Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers during
the day, then snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-202215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
106 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Light snow likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing spray.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers
in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers during
the day, then snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-202215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
106 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Occasional snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Occasional light lake effect snow. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Heavy freezing spray. Lake
effect snow showers likely in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow and
rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow and rain
showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-202215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
106 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Occasional snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Occasional lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Heavy freezing spray.
Occasional lake effect snow in the morning, then lake effect snow
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers during the
day, then snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 2
to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-202215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
106 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Occasional snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing spray.
Light lake effect snow likely in the evening, then scattered lake
effect snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Scattered lake effect snow showers in the
morning, then scattered flurries in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers
during the day, then snow showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 3
to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$



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