Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
342 AM EST Sat Feb 24 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.

LEZ020-241615-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
342 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Rain with a chance of thunderstorms overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. A
chance of rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-241615-
Lower Niagara River-
342 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast.
Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms
in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-241615-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
342 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. A
chance of rain early this afternoon. The lake is mostly ice
covered.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain with a
chance of thunderstorms overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of rain during the day, then rain likely Wednesday night.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-241615-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
342 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. Mostly
cloudy this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms overnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-241615-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
342 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast less
than 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots overnight. Rain with a chance of
thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 foot or less building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Rain
with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then rain likely
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east. A
chance of rain. Waves 2 feet or less.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-241615-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
342 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable.
Partly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet subsiding to
1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. Rain overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south. Rain. Waves
1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear, then becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. A
chance of rain during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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