Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 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.

LEZ020-161615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy this morning, then
becoming partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-161615-
Lower Niagara River-
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy this morning, then
becoming mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain.

$$

LEZ040-041-161615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
early this afternoon. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow Sunday night.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-161615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25
knots. Mostly cloudy this morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less building to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to 15 knots.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-161615-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers early this afternoon. Waves in ice free areas
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free areas
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mostly
sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to 15 knots.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
likely. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-161615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers early, then a chance of snow showers.
Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Snow likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow likely during
the day, then rain Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ044-161615-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
414 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20
knots. A chance of rain and snow showers this morning, then a
chance of snow showers early this afternoon. Waves in ice free
areas 1 foot or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow likely during
the day, then rain likely Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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