Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
108 AM EST Mon Feb 12 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.

LEZ020-121015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
108 AM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest
around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-121015-
Lower Niagara River-
108 AM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest
around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers
likely.

$$

LEZ040-041-121015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
108 AM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. The lake
is mostly ice covered.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming east.
Partly to mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain showers
likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-121015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
108 AM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves in ice free areas 3 to 5 feet. Waves in ice free areas
occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Thursday
night. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7
feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow and rain showers
likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-121015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
108 AM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Cloudy. Waves in
ice free areas 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice
free areas occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10
to 15 knots. Scattered flurries. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Thursday
night. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow and rain showers
likely. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-121015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
108 AM EST Mon Feb 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10
to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south.
Mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day, then rain and snow showers likely Thursday
night.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow and rain showers likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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