Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
954 PM EST Thu Feb 22 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.

LEZ020-231015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
954 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain in
the evening, then rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots. Rain during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

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LOZ030-231015-
Lower Niagara River-
954 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knots. Rain during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-231015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
954 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. Cloudy.
The lake is mostly ice covered.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southeast. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots.
Rain early.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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LOZ042-231015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
954 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain
overnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain ending early. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5
feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1
to 3 feet.

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LOZ043-044-231015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
954 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain and freezing rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Rain showers likely in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain ending
by midday. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 6
feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1
to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

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LOZ045-231015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
954 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of freezing rain in the morning, then rain in
the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers in the evening, then just a chance of rain
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east
and increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Rain likely
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain. Waves
building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3
to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1
to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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