Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
250 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.

LEZ020-180415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
250 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest around
10 knots. 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. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. 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.

$$

LOZ030-180415-
Lower Niagara River-
250 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest around
10 knots. 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 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then
snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-180415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
250 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. A chance of light snow. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...South winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day, then
snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-180415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
250 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of light
snow. Waves 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 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 increasing to 10 to 15 knots.
Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-180415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
250 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 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 10 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 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 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 10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day, then
rain and snow showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-180415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
250 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow this evening, then light snow likely
after midnight. 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 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then
snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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