Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
335 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 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.

LEZ020-200315-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
335 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain showers.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Rain
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Snow and rain
showers likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Sunday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-200315-
Lower Niagara River-
335 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Rain showers.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Rain showers
in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Snow and rain showers likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely during the day,
then a chance of snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of rain showers Sunday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-200315-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
335 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain showers.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Snow showers likely overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Sunday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-200315-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
335 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Rain showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Rain
showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Rain and snow showers likely overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow and rain showers likely during
the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 1 to
2 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots.
A chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-200315-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
335 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south. A chance
of snow showers early. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain showers. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a
chance of rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest and
increasing to 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely during the day,
then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots.
A chance of rain showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-200315-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
335 PM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear this
evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves in ice free areas
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming
south 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers. Waves
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance
of rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less building to
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to around 10 knots. A chance of snow showers during
the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers Sunday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$


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