Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
913 PM EST Wed Feb 14 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.

LEZ020-151015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
913 PM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of drizzle in the morning, then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Rain.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and
rain showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151015-
Lower Niagara River-
913 PM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog in the morning. A chance of drizzle in the
morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west.
Rain.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely.

$$

LEZ040-041-151015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
913 PM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of drizzle. Areas of fog. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of drizzle in the morning, then
rain likely with a chance of drizzle in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Rain.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow and rain showers in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Becoming
mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-151015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
913 PM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Areas of fog. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of fog in the
morning. A chance of drizzle in the morning, then a chance of
rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots overnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers likely. Waves 1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-151015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
913 PM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog late.
A chance of drizzle late. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of drizzle in the morning. Waves 1 foot or
less building to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots. A
chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then a chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding
to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
Saturday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely. Waves
1 foot or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
913 PM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.OVERNIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. A
chance of drizzle. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of drizzle.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west
10 knots or less. Rain.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Snow showers likely with a chance of rain showers in the morning,
then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds less than 10 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers
during the day, then rain showers likely Monday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$



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