Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
733 PM EDT Sat Mar 16 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.

LEZ020-170300-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
733 PM EDT Sat Mar 16 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers early.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Scattered flurries in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds less than 10 knots. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Partly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-170300-
Lower Niagara River-
733 PM EDT Sat Mar 16 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers early.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
northwest. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-170300-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
733 PM EDT Sat Mar 16 2019

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Scattered snow showers this evening, then scattered
flurries after midnight. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 knots or less. Scattered flurries in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered rain showers with a chance of snow showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-170300-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
733 PM EDT Sat Mar 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered flurries early. Waves in ice free areas 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally
around 9 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Partly to
mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries in
the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LOZ043-044-170300-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
733 PM EDT Sat Mar 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Scattered
flurries in the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Scattered flurries overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered rain and snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-170300-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
733 PM EDT Sat Mar 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Scattered flurries. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
10 knots or less. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly to
mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered rain and snow showers during the day.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

HSK/JJR/RSH/TMA


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