Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
337 AM EST Thu Feb 22 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.

LEZ020-221615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
337 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow this
morning, then a chance of rain and snow early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain likely in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-221615-
Lower Niagara River-
337 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow late
this morning. A chance of rain early this afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain Saturday
night.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-221615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
337 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Sleet, freezing rain
likely with a chance of snow early, then snow likely. The lake is
mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots. Rain.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-221615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
337 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east. A chance
of rain early this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
15 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain during the day,
then rain Saturday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming west and diminishing
to 15 to 20 knots. Rain showers likely during the day. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 knots.
Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-221615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
337 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then a chance
of rain showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain during the day, then rain Saturday
night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-221615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
337 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow. Waves
in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Rain likely in the morning, then
rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. Rain and snow Saturday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots.
Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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