Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
951 AM EST Sat Feb 17 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.

LEZ020-172215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
951 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 knots or less. Increasing and
thickening clouds.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of light
snow.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Rain likely during
the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-172215-
Lower Niagara River-
951 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Increasing and
thickening clouds.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of light
snow.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20
knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely during
the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-172215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
951 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 knots or less. Thickening clouds.
The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely during
the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-172215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
951 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Thickening clouds.
Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely during
the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-172215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
951 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Increasing and
thickening clouds. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers in
the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely during the
day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-172215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
951 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of light snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers in
the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain with a chance of snow
during the day, then rain Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely during the
day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves
1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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