Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
626 PM EST Tue Feb 13 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.

LEZ020-140415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
626 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. A
chance of rain showers with patchy drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain showers
with patchy drizzle in the morning, then a chance of rain showers
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Patchy fog. Rain showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-140415-
Lower Niagara River-
626 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. A
chance of rain showers with patchy drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of showers with
patchy drizzle in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Patchy fog. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.
A chance of snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-140415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
626 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. A
chance of rain showers with patchy drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. A chance of rain showers with patchy drizzle in the
morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Patchy fog. Rain showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.
Snow showers likely during the day.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-140415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
626 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy this evening, then becoming cloudy. Waves in ice
free areas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog.
Patchy drizzle in the evening, then a chance of rain showers with
patchy drizzle overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. A chance of rain showers with patchy drizzle in the
morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Patchy fog. Rain showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers during the day, then
a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-140415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
626 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle in the evening, then a chance of rain
showers with patchy drizzle overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance
of rain showers with patchy drizzle in the morning, then a chance
of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain
showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely with a chance
of rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 7 to 10 feet, then
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-140415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
626 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle in the evening, then a chance of rain
showers with patchy drizzle overnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog. A chance of rain showers with patchy drizzle in the morning,
then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
10 knots or less. Patchy fog. Rain showers likely.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots.
A chance of snow showers during the day.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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