Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM EST Mon Feb 19 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.

LEZ020-191600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain early, then
rain from late morning on. Areas of fog late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Areas
of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. Rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. Rain likely overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Rain
during the day, then a chance of rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest. 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.

$$

LOZ030-191600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain early, then rain from late morning on. Areas of fog late.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Areas
of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain likely
overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Rain
during the day.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers
likely Friday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-191600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain early, then
rain from late morning on. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Areas
of fog. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog. Rain
likely in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. A chance of rain overnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Areas
of fog during the day. Occasional rain during the day, then a
chance of rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. 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.

$$

LOZ042-191600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain early, then rain from late morning on. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to
2 feet.
.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...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to around 10 knots. Rain during the day. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain and snow showers during the day, then rain showers likely
Friday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-191600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain late this
morning. Rain this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain in the morning, then
a chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Occasional rain during the day, then a chance of rain
showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of rain showers during the day, then rain showers likely Friday
night. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-191600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain late this
morning. Rain this afternoon. Waves in ice free areas 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast.
Occasional rain during the day, then a chance of rain showers
Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. 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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