Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1231 AM EST Tue Feb 13 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.

LEZ020-131000-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1231 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly to mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest
around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then snow
and rain showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-131000-
Lower Niagara River-
1231 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds less than 10 knots. Partly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds. Partly to mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southwest
around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then snow
and rain showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

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LEZ040-041-131000-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1231 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mainly clear. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.TUESDAY...East winds less than 10 knots becoming northeast.
Sunny in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers
likely.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then rain and
snow showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow
showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday
night.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-131000-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Scattered
flurries in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then snow
and rain showers likely Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Friday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-131000-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1231 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Scattered flurries in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southwest. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of
rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then rain
and snow showers likely Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during the
day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 3 to
6 feet building to 7 to 10 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 13 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 34 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-131000-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1231 AM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.OVERNIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
west. Mainly clear. Waves in ice free areas 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds less than 10 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
A chance of rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less
than 10 knots. A chance of rain showers during the day, then snow
and rain showers likely Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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