Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
331 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

LEZ020-121600-
UPPER NIAGARA RIVER AND BUFFALO HARBOR-
331 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE THIS MORNING...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF BUFFALO IS 35 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ030-121600-
LOWER NIAGARA RIVER-
331 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE
OF SNOW.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

LEZ040-041-121600-
BUFFALO TO RIPLEY ALONG LAKE ERIE-
331 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.
LAKE EFFECT SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10
FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE EVENING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ042-121600-
NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE EFFECT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10
FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET BUILDING
TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE
DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY DURING THE DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TUESDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

LOZ043-044-121600-
HAMLIN BEACH TO MEXICO BAY ALONG LAKE ONTARIO
INCLUDING IRONDEQUOIT BAY-
331 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET BUILDING
TO 9 TO 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. OCCASIONAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15
KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY DURING THE DAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. RAIN AND SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE OFF ROCHESTER IS 37 DEGREES.

$$

LOZ045-121600-
MEXICO BAY TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER ALONG LAKE ONTARIO-
331 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN LAKE EFFECT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. LAKE
EFFECT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11
FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE DAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW DURING THE DAY...THEN SNOW LIKELY MONDAY
NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$



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