Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
346 PM EST Mon Feb 19 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.

LEZ020-200430-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
346 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. A chance of rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to around 10 knots. Areas of fog. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Rain
and snow showers likely during the day, then rain showers likely
with a chance of snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Rain and snow showers
likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-200430-
Lower Niagara River-
346 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog in the
morning. Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog
overnight. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
A chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then rain and
snow showers likely Saturday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-200430-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
346 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Areas of fog early. Areas
of fog from late evening on. Rain. The lake is mostly ice
covered.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Areas
of fog.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of rain overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of snow showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers with snow showers likely during the day, then rain
showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Rain and snow showers
likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-200430-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
346 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain. Areas of fog. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of rain in the evening,
then rain likely overnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers during the day, then rain
showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain and snow showers
likely Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-200430-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
346 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Rain. Areas of fog from late evening on. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely in the
morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of rain overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers likely with a chance of snow showers during the day, then
rain showers likely Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A chance of
rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-200430-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
346 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less building to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. A chance of rain
and snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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