Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
654 PM EST Wed Feb 21 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.

LEZ020-220415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
654 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow in
the morning, then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Rain
likely with a chance of snow in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Rain in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

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LOZ030-220415-
Lower Niagara River-
654 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow in
the morning, then a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Rain likely
with a chance of snow in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers during the
day.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-220415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
654 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of freezing rain and sleet late. The lake is mostly ice
covered.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow in the morning,
then just a chance of snow in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds. Rain.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

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LOZ042-220415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
654 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Rain likely in the evening. Waves averaging 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain during the day,
then rain Saturday night. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3
to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5
feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

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LOZ043-044-220415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
654 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. A chance
of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain in the
evening. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain during the day,
then rain Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers. Waves
building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7
feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-220415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
654 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot
or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow in
the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and increasing
to 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow and rain in the morning, then
rain in the afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain in the evening. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Rain Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers. Waves 3
to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots . Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6
feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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