Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 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.

LEZ020-182215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. Rain during the day, then a
chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-182215-
Lower Niagara River-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Patchy fog in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-182215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow showers during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-182215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Rain.
Patchy fog in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-182215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain Tuesday night. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-182215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1255 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Scattered flurries early. Waves in ice free areas
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then a
chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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