Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
645 PM EST Fri Feb 16 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.

LEZ020-170415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
645 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Patchy fog. Rain likely.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Rain likely during the
day, then a chance of snow and rain showers Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170415-
Lower Niagara River-
645 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Patchy fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north around
10 knots. Patchy fog. Rain likely.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain likely during the
day, then a chance of snow and rain showers Wednesday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-170415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
645 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Patchy
fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Patchy fog. Rain likely.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Rain likely during the
day, then snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-170415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
645 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves in
ice free areas 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves in ice
free areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Patchy fog Monday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Patchy fog. Rain likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain likely during
the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-170415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
645 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow
showers this evening. Waves in ice free areas 5 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly to
mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Patchy
fog. Rain likely. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Rain
likely during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
645 PM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Snow showers likely
early, then a chance of snow showers late this evening. Waves in
ice free areas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves in ice
free areas occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog Monday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Patchy
fog. Rain likely. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Rain likely during the
day, then snow and rain showers likely Wednesday night. Waves
1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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