Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
311 AM EST Sun Jan 20 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.

LEZ020-201615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
311 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20
knots. Snow.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow and rain showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-201615-
Lower Niagara River-
311 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

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

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow likely.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Snow and rain showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow and rain
showers likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-201615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
311 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Snow through early afternoon, then a chance of
snow showers late. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing spray.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding
to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow and rain
showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ042-201615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
311 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Snow. Waves 6 to 10 feet subsiding to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Heavy freezing spray. Snow
in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
evening. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds less than 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow and rain showers Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow and rain
showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 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
2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-201615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
311 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north. Heavy
freezing spray. Snow. Waves 9 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Snow. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots. Heavy freezing spray.
Snow. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves
5 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
11 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-201615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
311 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds to 30 knots becoming north 15 to
25 knots. Heavy freezing spray. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing spray. Snow
likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Heavy
freezing spray. Snow likely in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers Tuesday night. Waves
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers during the day, then snow showers
likely Wednesday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$


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