Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1234 PM EST Mon Feb 19 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.

LEZ020-192215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1234 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain developing.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. A chance of rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then rain and
snow showers likely Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-192215-
Lower Niagara River-
1234 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain developing.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog
overnight. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
15 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain during the day.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers
likely Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-192215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1234 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Areas of fog
late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Areas of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Areas
of fog.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of rain overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain during the day,
then a chance of rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers
likely Friday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-192215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1234 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Rain developing. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. Rain. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely overnight. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain
during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-192215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1234 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain developing.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely in the
morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of rain overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain during the day, then
a chance of rain showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Friday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-192215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1234 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain late. Areas of
fog late. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 15 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain during the day,
then a chance of rain showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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