Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
938 PM EST Sat Feb 24 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.

LEZ020-251015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
938 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
A chance of rain late this evening, then rain after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms
in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-251015-
Lower Niagara River-
938 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
A chance of rain late this evening, then rain after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Rain with a chance
of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-251015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
938 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely with a chance of freezing rain late
this evening, then rain after midnight. The lake is mostly ice
covered.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-251015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
938 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-251015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
938 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast.
Rain after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-251015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
938 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and freezing rain after
midnight. Rain with a chance of freezing rain late. Waves in ice
free areas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less building to
2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest less
than 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Rain
during the day, then rain and snow Thursday night. Waves 1 foot
or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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