Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM EST Wed Jan 16 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.

LEZ020-162200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely early.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to
10 knots. A chance of light snow in the evening, then light snow
likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Scattered snow showers during the day, then scattered flurries
Friday night.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-162200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers early.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to
10 knots. A chance of light snow in the evening, then light snow
likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Scattered snow showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow.

$$

LEZ040-041-162200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers
likely early. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of flurries in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Light
snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow showers during the day, then scattered flurries
Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ042-162200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds to 30 knots. A chance of snow
showers early. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots overnight. Mainly clear in the evening, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of light snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-162200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely
early. Waves 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally
around 14 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 knots
or less overnight. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 7 to 10 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. A chance of light snow in the evening, then light snow
likely overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A chance
of snow showers during the day, then scattered flurries Friday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-162200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Snow showers likely early. Waves 7 to 10 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Mainly clear. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
A chance of light snow in the evening, then light snow likely
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Light
snow likely during the day, then scattered flurries Friday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Snow likely during the day, then snow Saturday night.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$


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