Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
925 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.

LEZ020-211000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
925 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Light
lake effect snow likely, then scattered snow showers late.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Scattered
snow showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow showers
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers during the day, then snow showers
likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211000-
Lower Niagara River-
925 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Light lake
effect snow likely, then scattered snow showers late.
.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 15 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow showers
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers during the day, then snow showers
likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-211000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
925 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Scattered snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers
in the morning, then scattered flurries in the afternoon. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 10 knots or less overnight. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the evening, then snow and rain showers overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers with snow showers likely. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.

$$

LOZ042-211000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
925 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Light lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing spray.
Lake effect snow showers likely in the morning, then scattered
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow
showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers with snow showers likely. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-211000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
925 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Light lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 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 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves
6 to 9 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow showers
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-211000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
925 PM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Scattered snow showers. 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. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Mainly clear. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then
snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow and rain showers during the day, then snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

Hitchcock/JJR/RSH/SW


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