Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1247 PM EST Sun Feb 25 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.

LEZ020-252215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1247 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-252215-
Lower Niagara River-
1247 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.

$$

LEZ040-041-252215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1247 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Partly sunny. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-252215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1247 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-252215-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1247 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain early.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-252215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1247 PM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Rain early. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1
foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4
feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. Rain with a chance of snow during the day, then rain and
snow Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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