Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-251615-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR...THEN
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW LIKELY.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 32 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-251615-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW LIKELY.

$$

LEZ040-041-251615-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. BECOMING
MAINLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. MAINLY
CLEAR...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW
LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

LOZ042-251615-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING ON.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ043-251615-
HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FROM LATE MORNING ON.
WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BECOMING MAINLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 34 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ044-251615-
SODUS BAY TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVERNIGHT. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LOZ045-251615-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
633 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING
NORTHEAST. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

HITCHCOCK/WCH






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