Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-041600-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. DRIZZLE LIKELY WITH PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 32 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-041600-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. DRIZZLE LIKELY WITH PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. PARTLY
SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

$$

LEZ040-041-041600-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. DRIZZLE LIKELY WITH PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ042-041600-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. DRIZZLE LIKELY WITH PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. THE
LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KNOTS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ043-041600-
HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. DRIZZLE LIKELY WITH PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 34 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ045-041600-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ044-041600-
SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. THE LAKE
IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF FLURRIES DURING THE DAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$





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