Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 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.

LEZ020-132200-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers Thursday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-132200-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Scattered
flurries.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Scattered flurries.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers Thursday night.

$$

LEZ041-132200-
Dunkirk to Buffalo along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of flurries during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LEZ040-132200-
Ripley to Dunkirk along Lake Erie-
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of flurries during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day.
Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
snow showers Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ042-132200-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered flurries.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Scattered flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots. A chance of flurries during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the
day. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-132200-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered
flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east less than
10 knots. Scattered flurries in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of flurries. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during
the day. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-132200-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 PM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming west.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of flurries during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Tuesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during the
day. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$



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