Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1213 AM 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.

LEZ020-191015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1213 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming
northeast 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow late.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight.
.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 showers likely Tuesday
night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LEZ040-041-191015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1213 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

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

$$

LOZ030-191015-
Lower Niagara River-
1213 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. A chance of snow late.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 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 showers likely Tuesday
night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.

$$

LOZ042-191015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1213 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots. Scattered flurries, then a chance
of snow late. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...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
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain showers likely 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 northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance
of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-191015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1213 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast.
Scattered flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Freezing spray.
Snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north. Freezing
spray. Snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-191015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1213 AM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow in
the morning, then snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north 15 to
25 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow and rain showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet
building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.

$$



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