Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
341 PM EST Fri Jan 18 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.

LEZ020-190400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
341 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of snow late.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of snow showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely during the day, then a
chance of snow showers Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LEZ040-041-190400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
341 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9
feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Freezing spray in the evening. Snow likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4
feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 knots or
less. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain and snow showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ030-190400-
Lower Niagara River-
341 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow late.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north.
Snow.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 10 knots
or less. A chance of snow showers during the day.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.

$$

LOZ042-190400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
341 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow showers early. A chance of snow late. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 knots. Freezing spray.
Snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6
feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain showers likely
Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-190400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
341 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of snow showers early. A chance of snow late. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Freezing
spray. Snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Snow during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Monday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-190400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
341 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow in
the morning, then snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray.
Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Freezing
spray. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the
evening. Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of snow showers
during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow and rain showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

$$

Fries/Hitchcock/SW


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