Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
653 AM 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.

LEZ020-181515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
653 AM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
and snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain showers
Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers during the day.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-181515-
Lower Niagara River-
653 AM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
and snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow and
rain showers Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of snow showers during the day.

$$

LEZ040-041-181515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
653 AM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow showers. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers overnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. 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 during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-181515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
653 AM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain
showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow and rain
showers Thursday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-181515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
653 AM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest. A
chance of snow showers. 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 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Rain
showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow and rain showers Thursday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet, then
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-181515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
653 AM EDT Mon Mar 18 2019

.TODAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Partly sunny. Waves in ice
free areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers. 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 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. Rain and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow and
rain showers during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Thursday night. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 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.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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