Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
331 AM 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.

LEZ020-171600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
331 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny through the
morning, then becoming 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. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less 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 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171600-
Lower Niagara River-
331 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Mostly sunny through the morning, then becoming 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. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 knots
or less. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-171600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
331 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly sunny through the morning, then becoming 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 10 knots becoming northeast.
A chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast. 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...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-171600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
331 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Scattered
flurries early. Waves 2 feet 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. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 15 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 20 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-171600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
331 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Scattered
flurries early. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 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
10 to 15 knots. 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. 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 15 to
25 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 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 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
331 AM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet 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 10 to 15 knots becoming
northeast. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 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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