Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
331 PM 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.

LEZ020-180400-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
331 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow through the early overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. 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.

$$

LOZ030-180400-
Lower Niagara River-
331 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of light snow.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. 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.

$$

LEZ040-041-180400-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
331 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 15 to
20 knots this evening. A chance of light snow. The lake is mostly
ice covered.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. 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.

$$

LOZ042-180400-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
331 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots this evening. 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 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Wednesday
night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-180400-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
331 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 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. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Wednesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.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.

$$

LOZ045-180400-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
331 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow this evening. Light snow likely after
midnight, then a chance of light snow late. Waves in ice free
areas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Rain
during the day, then snow and rain showers likely Wednesday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.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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