Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 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.

LEZ020-171600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less. A chance of snow late.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Snow in the evening,
then snow with a chance of freezing drizzle overnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Snow
with a chance of freezing drizzle in the morning, then a chance
of snow showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Scattered
flurries.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming southeast. Partly
to mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mixed precipitation.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-171600-
Lower Niagara River-
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.TODAY...East winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of flurries early, then a chance of snow late.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Snow.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Snow
in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Scattered
flurries.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Scattered
flurries during the day.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mixed precipitation.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.

$$

LEZ040-041-171600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow late. The
lake is mostly ice covered.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Snow
with a chance of freezing drizzle.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest.
Light snow or areas of freezing drizzle in the morning, then a
chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Scattered
flurries in the evening.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly to
mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mixed precipitation.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

$$

LOZ042-171600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of flurries this morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast. Snow.
Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to around 10 knots in the afternoon. Snow in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered
flurries. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Scattered
flurries. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mixed precipitation.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ044-171600-
Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario-
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Partly to mostly sunny.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Snow,
mainly through midday. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries.
Waves subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Scattered flurries. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mixed precipitation.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

$$

LOZ043-171600-
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to
20 knots. A chance of flurries this morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast. Snow.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. Snow,
mainly through midday. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5
feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered
flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered flurries.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mixed precipitation.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-171600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
620 AM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Sunny this morning, then
becoming partly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow. Waves 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. Snow in
the morning, then just a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds diminishing to less than 10 knots.
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2
feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming north.
Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mixed precipitation likely.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots . A chance of snow and rain
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

JJR/RSH


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