Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Wed Feb 21 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.

LEZ020-211000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS 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 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow and
rain.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-211000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
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 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain during the
day.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Rain
showers likely Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.

$$

LEZ040-041-211000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS 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. Areas of fog. Rain.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Snow and rain likely.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-211000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
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. A chance of snow.
Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain during
the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of rain and snow showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-211000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Areas
of fog. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet 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 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance
of rain and snow showers Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then rain showers
likely with a chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-211000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 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. Areas of fog. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less building to
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers Friday
night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A chance
of rain and snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers likely during the day, then rain showers likely with
a chance of snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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