Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
606 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.

LEZ020-220415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
606 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and variable.
Mainly clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Snow overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain and snow in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Rain in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Scattered snow
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 33 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-220415-
Lower Niagara River-
606 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear this evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Snow overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Rain in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
.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. Scattered snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow
showers Saturday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-220415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
606 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to less than 10 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Snow, rain with a chance of freezing rain overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Rain in the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 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 subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ042-220415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
606 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers this
evening. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-220415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
606 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Snow showers likely early, then scattered snow showers
late this evening. Scattered flurries after midnight. Waves 5 to
9 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south.
Snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Snow
and rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Rain in the evening, then snow and rain showers overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-220415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
606 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
and increasing to 30 knots. Snow likely overnight. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow in the morning,
then rain and snow in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain in the evening, then snow and rain showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 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
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.
Snow showers likely during the day, then scattered snow showers
Friday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Hitchcock


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