Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 PM EST Fri Feb 23 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.

LEZ020-240400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Areas of fog early.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less than
10 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance
of rain showers Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-240400-
Lower Niagara River-
631 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Cloudy.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south less than
10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain showers Wednesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-240400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Areas
of fog in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain
overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots.
Rain in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers Wednesday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-240400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Areas of
fog early. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Rain in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-240400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain likely early, then a chance of rain late this
evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north less than
10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet
or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-240400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain early, then a chance of rain late this evening.
Areas of fog from late evening on. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely with a chance of freezing rain
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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