Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM EST Thu Jan 17 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.

LEZ020-172200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 10 knots or less. Cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow in the evening, then snow overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow in the evening, then snow overnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-172200-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow likely in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-172200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow likely in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to 25 knots.
Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-172200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northeast. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-172200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds less than 10 knots. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Snow
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow likely during
the day, then snow Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. 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.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$



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