Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
331 AM EST Fri Feb 23 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.

LEZ020-231600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
331 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain early. Rain from late morning on. Patchy fog late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Patchy
fog in the evening. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-231600-
Lower Niagara River-
331 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain early. Rain from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
A chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain in the evening, then rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-231600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
331 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain early. Rain from late morning on. Patchy fog late. The lake
is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers in the evening. Patchy fog.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming northeast around
10 knots. Patchy fog in the morning. A chance of rain showers in
the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely in the evening, then rain overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain during the day.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-231600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
331 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 5 to 15 knots.
A chance of rain early. Rain from late morning on. Patchy fog
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain in
the evening, then rain overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-231600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
331 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain from late
morning on. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast
10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain
overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-231600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
331 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots.
Rain likely with a chance of freezing rain late this morning.
Rain this afternoon. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Patchy fog. Rain in the evening, then a chance of rain
showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east.
Rain with freezing rain likely overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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