Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
331 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

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UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
331 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
GUSTY WINDS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. PARTLY
SUNNY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 35 DEGREES.

$$

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LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
331 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
GUSTY WINDS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. PARTLY
SUNNY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

LEZ040-041-250400-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
331 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF LAKE EFFECT
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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NIAGARA RIVER TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
331 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 39 DEGREES.

$$

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SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
GUSTY WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH
LAKE EFFECT RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY. PATCHY FOG THIS
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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