Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
152 PM EST Sat Jan 19 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.

LEZ020-192215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
152 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow in the morning, then a
chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of snow showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to less than 10 knots. Rain and snow during the
day, then rain likely with a chance of snow Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LEZ040-041-192215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
152 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Snow. Freezing spray
overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Freezing spray in the evening. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Rain and snow during the day, then rain likely with a
chance of snow Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ030-192215-
Lower Niagara River-
152 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast.
Snow.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow in the morning, then a
chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming light and variable.
Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Rain and snow during the day,
then rain likely with a chance of snow Wednesday night.

$$

LOZ042-192215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
152 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Freezing spray.
Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Freezing spray. Snow.
Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds to 30 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves
6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Rain and snow during the day, then
rain likely with a chance of snow Wednesday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-192215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
152 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray.
Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Freezing spray. Snow.
Waves 6 to 10 feet building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally
around 14 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north. Freezing
spray. Snow. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow in the evening, then snow showers overnight. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds less than 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Snow and rain during the day, then rain likely with a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-192215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
152 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow. Freezing
spray late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots.
Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north 15 to
25 knots. Freezing spray. Snow in the morning, then snow likely
in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Snow and rain. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$



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