Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
949 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

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.

LEZ020-031015-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
949 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Patchy fog. Patchy
drizzle.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds. Mostly cloudy in the morning,
then becoming partly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear in the
evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain showers during the day, then a chance of rain and
snow showers Wednesday night.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 37 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-031015-
Lower Niagara River-
949 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Patchy fog. Patchy
drizzle.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots.
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots or less becoming south.
Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy.

$$

LEZ040-041-031015-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
949 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...Southwest winds less than 10 knots. Areas of
dense fog. Patchy drizzle. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Areas
of fog in the morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east. Partly
to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$

LOZ042-031015-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
949 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.OVERNIGHT...Light and variable winds. Patchy fog. Patchy
drizzle. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 10 to 15 knots.
Patchy fog in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

$$

LOZ043-044-031015-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
949 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.OVERNIGHT...East winds less than 10 knots becoming north.
Areas of fog. Patchy drizzle. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Areas
of fog in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south.
Mainly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. A
chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 38 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-031015-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
949 PM EST Sat Mar 2 2024

.OVERNIGHT...Northeast winds less than 10 knots becoming
north. Areas of fog. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots or less. Patchy fog in the
morning. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south.
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers during the day. Waves 2 feet or less.

$$


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