Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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.

LEZ020-181000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day,
then a chance of showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to less than 10 knots. Rain during the day, then
snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west.
Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly to mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-181000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day,
then a chance of showers Tuesday night.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-181000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain during the day,
then showers likely Tuesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to around 10 knots. Rain during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-181000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Light snow. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.
Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day, then showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain showers likely during the
day, then rain and snow showers likely Wednesday night. Waves
1 to 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Light snow. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Scattered
snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day, then showers likely Tuesday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance
of rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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