Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
942 PM EST Tue Feb 20 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.

LEZ020-211015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
942 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
late.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and
rain.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Rain.
.SATURDAY...Variable winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211015-
Lower Niagara River-
942 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of showers
late.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less. Rain.
.SATURDAY...Variable winds 10 knots or less. Rain showers likely
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely.

$$

LEZ040-041-211015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
942 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Areas
of fog. A chance of showers late. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots. Rain and areas of fog.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow and rain likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain
showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-211015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
942 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest.
Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
northeast 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-211015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
942 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Areas
of fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
with areas of fog. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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. A chance of
snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3
feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Rain showers likely.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-211015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
942 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. Areas of fog. A chance of showers late. Waves in ice free
areas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain with areas of fog. Waves building to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Variable winds 10 knots or less. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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