Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
922 PM EST Tue Feb 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.

LEZ020-201015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
922 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. A
chance of light snow in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest 15 to 20 knots. Light rain likely, a chance of light
freezing rain and light sleet in the evening, then a chance of
light rain overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Rain
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Sunday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-201015-
Lower Niagara River-
922 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A
chance of light snow in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming
southwest 15 to 20 knots. Light rain with light freezing rain and
light sleet likely in the evening, then a chance of light rain
overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. Rain
Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Sunday night.

$$

LEZ040-041-201015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
922 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
east. Partly to mostly cloudy. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow, light rain and light sleet in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest.
A chance of light rain.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain Saturday night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Sunday night.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-201015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
922 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot
or less building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
southwest. Light rain with light snow and light freezing rain
likely in the evening, then light rain likely overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning, then becoming partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet building
to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain Saturday night. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots. Rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of
rain and snow showers Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-201015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
922 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
south. Scattered snow showers late this evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming
southwest. Light rain, light snow and light freezing rain in the
evening, then light rain and light freezing rain overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of light rain in
the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest
and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Partly to
mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain Saturday night.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and increasing
to 30 knots. Rain showers during the day, then rain and snow
showers likely Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 9 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-201015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
922 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds less than 10 knots. Lake effect
snow showers likely late this evening, then scattered snow
showers after midnight. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of light
snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Light snow, light freezing rain and light sleet
in the evening, then light rain, light freezing rain, light snow
and light sleet overnight. Waves 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Light
rain likely in the morning, then a chance of light rain and light
snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain and snow likely
Saturday night. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west and
increasing to 30 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow
and rain showers likely Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

Hitchcock


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