Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
948 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

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UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
948 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
PATCHY FOG LATE THIS MORNING.  BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 35 DEGREES.

$$

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LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
948 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
PATCHY FOG.  BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SHOWERS
LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
948 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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NIAGARA RIVER TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
948 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 39 DEGREES.

$$

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MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
948 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG.
OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
DURING THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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