Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
628 AM 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.

LEZ020-131615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
628 AM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers Tuesday
night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers Thursday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-131615-
Lower Niagara River-
628 AM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance
of snow showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers Thursday night.

$$

LEZ041-131615-
Dunkirk to Buffalo along Lake Erie-
628 AM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. 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 10 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 snow showers Tuesday
night. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LEZ040-131615-
Ripley to Dunkirk along Lake Erie-
628 AM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Becoming mostly sunny.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 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. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 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 snow showers Tuesday
night. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ042-131615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
628 AM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

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

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers
through early afternoon, then scattered flurries late. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast less than
10 knots. Scattered flurries in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers Tuesday
night. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6
feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-131615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
628 AM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries.
Scattered flurries late. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Light and variable winds becoming west 5 to 10 knots.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of flurries. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-131615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
628 AM EST Sun Jan 13 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
and increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers
Tuesday night. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 k. Snow showers likely.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$



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