Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
308 AM EST Tue Feb 13 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.

LEZ020-131615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
308 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain and snow showers
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-131615-
Lower Niagara River-
308 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds. Partly sunny.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain and snow showers
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-131615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
308 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Partly
sunny. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain and snow showers
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-131615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
308 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
and snow showers likely Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-131615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
308 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
A chance of rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Friday night. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
8 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-131615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
308 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly sunny. Waves in ice
free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
evening, then clearing. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
A chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west less than
10 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain and
snow showers likely Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers during the day. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow
showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

CHURCH/RSH



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