Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
249 PM EST Sun Feb 18 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.

LEZ020-190415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
249 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Patchy fog in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. Rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. Rain during the day, then a
chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain and snow showers
likely Friday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-190415-
Lower Niagara River-
249 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Patchy fog in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. Rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
in the evening, then rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-190415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
249 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain
likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog during the day. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday
night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of snow showers during the day.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-190415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
249 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Rain.
Patchy fog in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain
in the evening, then rain likely overnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-190415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
249 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A
chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of
rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Friday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-190415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
249 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain in the
morning, then rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely in the evening, then a chance of rain
overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Rain during the day, then a
chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then snow and rain showers
likely Friday night. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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