Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 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.

LEZ020-161015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers, then snow showers likely late.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming light
and variable. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. A chance of snow in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Snow.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.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 during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161015-
Lower Niagara River-
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light
and variable. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Partly to mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots. Snow likely.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday
night.

$$

LEZ040-041-161015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Snow showers likely late. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely in the
morning, then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
northeast less than 10 knots. Scattered flurries overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 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 becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-161015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north
and diminishing to 10 knots or less overnight. Partly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 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 15 knots becoming west
less than 10 knots. Snow likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds less than 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less 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. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-161015-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet building to
7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots overnight. Scattered snow showers in the evening,
then scattered flurries overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. Snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots.
Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
during the day, then snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ044-161015-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow
showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Snow showers likely in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 8 to
11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Scattered snow
showers in the evening, then scattered flurries overnight. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday
night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Occasional snow during the day, then snow Saturday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow during the day, then
snow showers likely Sunday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ045-161015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
921 PM EST Tue Jan 15 2019

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow
showers with areas of freezing drizzle, then snow showers late.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Snow
showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northeast and diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow showers
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves
1 foot or less building 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 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Hitchcock



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