Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
924 AM EST Mon Jan 21 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.

LEZ020-212215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
924 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in
the evening, then snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-212215-
Lower Niagara River-
924 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers ending this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.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. A chance of snow in
the evening, then snow and sleet overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-212215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
924 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow
showers ending this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers and freezing rain in the evening, then rain with freezing
rain, snow and sleet likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain showers likely
Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves
2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

$$

LOZ042-212215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
924 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Snow likely late this morning, then scattered snow showers
this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries in the evening.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow in the evening, then snow and
sleet overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then rain showers likely with a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-212215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
924 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Heavy freezing
spray. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening, then scattered
flurries overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly 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 freezing rain, snow
and sleet likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain, snow and sleet with freezing rain likely during
the day, then rain and snow showers likely Wednesday night. Waves
1 to 3 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 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-212215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
924 AM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Heavy freezing spray. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. 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. Snow and sleet likely overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow and rain during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Wednesday night. 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
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots.
Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$


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