Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1012 PM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

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.

LEZ020-190915-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1012 PM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. Mainly clear late this evening, then becoming mostly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Rain showers in the evening, then rain and snow showers
overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow and
rain showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Becoming
mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-190915-
Lower Niagara River-
1012 PM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots becoming
southwest. Scattered snow showers late.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Scattered
snow showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain and snow showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-190915-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1012 PM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Rain showers in the evening, then rain and snow showers
overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Snow and
rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-190915-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1012 PM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest. Scattered snow showers late. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain showers. Waves
1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-190915-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1012 PM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers late. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Thursday night. Waves 1 foot or less building to 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-190915-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1012 PM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to
10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely in the evening, then rain and
snow showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Thursday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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