Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 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.

LEZ020-162215-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy late
this morning, then becoming partly sunny late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-162215-
Lower Niagara River-
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy
late this morning, then becoming partly sunny late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.

$$

LEZ040-041-162215-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Becoming
mainly clear.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow Sunday night.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-162215-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy
late this morning, then becoming partly sunny late. Waves in ice
free areas 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free
areas occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1
to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ044-162215-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers early this afternoon. Waves in ice free
areas 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
evening. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow likely. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-162215-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Cloudy late this
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free areas
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
to mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4
feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely. Waves 1 foot
or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain likely. Waves 2
feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-162215-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1011 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly to mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow likely. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 foot or
less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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