Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
158 PM 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-
158 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Scattered
flurries.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming 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-
158 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Scattered
flurries.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming 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-
158 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered
flurries. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 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. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming cloudy. 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-
158 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Scattered flurries.
Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming 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-
158 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Scattered flurries
early. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. Scattered flurries in the morning. 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-
158 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 knots or less overnight. Partly cloudy. 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 10 to
15 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy.
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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