Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1024 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 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.

LEZ020-232115-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
1024 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny in the morning,
then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain and snow showers.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northwest.
Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-232115-
Lower Niagara River-
1024 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Sunny.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A chance
of rain showers.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots. Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.

$$

LEZ040-041-232115-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
1024 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Sunny. The lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. A
chance of rain and snow showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest less
than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast.
Mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less. Mainly clear.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-232115-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
1024 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Sunny. Waves 5 to
8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest. Clear.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Sunny in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance
of rain and snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 1 foot or less.

$$

LOZ043-044-232115-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
1024 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west.
Sunny. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Clear.
Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 11 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance
of snow and rain showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-232115-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
1024 AM EDT Sat Mar 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Sunny. Waves in ice free areas 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8
feet. Waves in ice free areas occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Clear. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow and
rain showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Mainly
clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds less than 10 knots becoming south. Mainly
clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$



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