Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
350 AM EST Wed Jan 16 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.

LEZ020-161615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
350 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers with areas of freezing drizzle
this morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. Light snow likely.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Scattered snow showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161615-
Lower Niagara River-
350 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers with areas of freezing drizzle early.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds. A chance of light
snow in the evening, then light snow likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast.
Scattered snow showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow.

$$

LEZ040-041-161615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
350 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers with areas of freezing drizzle this morning, then
a chance of snow showers early this afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south. A
chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Light 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 building to 4 to 7
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

LOZ042-161615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
350 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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

.TODAY...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. A chance of
snow showers this morning. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 knots or less overnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 5
to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10
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 10 knots or less becoming west.
A chance of light snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves building to 4 to 7
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-161615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
350 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers through early afternoon. Waves
4 to 7 feet building to 7 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Mainly clear. Waves 7 to
10 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
13 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. A chance of light snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Snow
showers likely during the day, then scattered flurries Friday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow.
Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
350 AM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
likely with areas of freezing drizzle early, then a chance of
snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots overnight. Clear. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mostly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Light snow
likely overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Occasional snow showers during the day, then scattered flurries
Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

RSH/Thomas



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