Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
331 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

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UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
331 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
MAINLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
RAIN...SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
WITH SNOW LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 32 DEGREES.

$$

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LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
331 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES THROUGH THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
MAINLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN...SLEET...SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

$$

LEZ040-041-021600-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
331 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MID MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE
COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS THAN
10 KNOTS. MAINLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW...SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN WITH SNOW
LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$

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NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS THIS
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES THIS MORNING. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MAINLY CLEAR IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
RAIN...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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HAMLIN BEACH TO SODUS BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
331 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS THIS
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS 2
FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THURSDAY NIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 34 DEGREES.

$$

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SODUS BAY TO THE ST LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. THE LAKE IS MOSTLY ICE COVERED.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WITH SNOW LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING
THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO THE LAKE BEING MOSTLY ICE COVERED.

$$





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