Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-252200-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR...THEN
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW LIKELY.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 32 DEGREES.

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LOZ030-252200-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW LIKELY.

$$

LEZ040-041-252200-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. THE
LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. BECOMING
MAINLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MAINLY
CLEAR...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ042-252200-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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LOZ043-252200-
HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 34 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ044-252200-
SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ045-252200-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1231 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTHEAST. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

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