Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
655 AM 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.

LEZ020-191515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Snow showers likely
early, then a chance of snow showers from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain showers during
the day, then snow showers likely Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-191515-
Lower Niagara River-
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Snow showers likely
early, then a chance of snow showers from late morning on.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Partly to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers during the day, then snow showers likely Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-191515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
early. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Partly
to mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Rain showers in the
evening, then rain and snow showers overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Rain and snow showers
during the day, then snow showers likely Thursday night.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day, then a chance of
snow showers Friday night.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
cloudy, then becoming mainly clear.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-191515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. A chance
of snow showers this morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Rain showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Rain showers during the day, then snow showers likely
Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers likely
during the day, then a chance of snow showers Friday night. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-191515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds less than 10 knots becoming west. Snow
showers likely early, then a chance of snow showers from late
morning on. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. 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 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain
showers during the day, then a chance of rain and snow showers
Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Snow
showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers
Friday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-191515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
655 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers through early afternoon. Waves in ice free
areas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain and
snow showers during the day, then a chance of rain and snow
showers Thursday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West 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. 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.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

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