Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
402 AM 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.

LEZ020-171615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
402 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest around
10 knots. A chance of snow.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Patchy
fog. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Rain likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171615-
Lower Niagara River-
402 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny this morning,
then becoming partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Patchy
fog. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Rain
likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-171615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
402 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny this morning, then becoming partly sunny. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Rain likely
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday
night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-171615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
402 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves
in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Patchy fog Monday night.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely during
the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-171615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
402 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Patchy fog Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Patchy
fog. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
402 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain with a chance of snow during the day, then rain
Monday night. Patchy fog Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Rain
likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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