Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-032230-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
10 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLEET WITH
SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 32 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-032230-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
10 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

$$

LEZ040-041-032230-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN...SLEET...SNOW AND
FREEZING RAIN LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ043-032230-
HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LATE. WAVES
IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
FREEZING RAIN...RAIN AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN...SLEET
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 34 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ042-032230-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW...SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ044-032230-
SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LATE. THE
LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN SLEET...
RAIN...SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ045-032230-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
1018 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SNOW...
SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$








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