Nearshore Marine Forecast
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000 FZUS51 KBUF 161737 NSHBUF Nearshore Marine Forecast National Weather Service Buffalo NY 1237 PM EST Sat Feb 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. LEZ020-162215- Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor- 1237 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019 .THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. .TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable. Scattered snow showers in the evening. .SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. .MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest. Periods of freezing drizzle with snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday night. .TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly cloudy. .WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance of snow. The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees. $$ LOZ030-162215- Lower Niagara River- 1237 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019 .THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. .TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Scattered snow showers in the evening. .SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy. .SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots. Snow. .MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Periods of freezing drizzle with snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday night. .TUESDAY...West winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Partly cloudy. .WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance of snow. $$ LEZ040-041-162215- Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie- 1237 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019 .THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers. The lake is mostly ice covered. .TONIGHT...North winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Scattered snow showers in the evening. .SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Snow in the afternoon. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Snow in the evening, then snow and periods of freezing drizzle overnight. .MONDAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Periods of freezing drizzle with snow likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday night. .TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east. Partly to mostly cloudy. .WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance of snow. Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered. $$ LOZ042-162215- Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario- 1237 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019 .THIS AFTERNOON...West winds around 15 knots becoming northwest. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet. .TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. .SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet. .SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet. .MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots. Snow and periods of freezing drizzle during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday night. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet. .TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet. .WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet. $$ LOZ043-044-162215- Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario including Irondequoit Bay- 1237 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING... .THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet. .TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet. .SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet. .MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow and periods of freezing drizzle during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday night. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet. .TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming north. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet. .WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees. $$ LOZ045-162215- Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario- 1237 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019 .THIS AFTERNOON...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves in ice free areas 2 to 4 feet. .TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots or less becoming northeast. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. .SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow. Waves 1 foot or less. .MONDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north and diminishing to 10 knots or less. Snow and periods of freezing drizzle during the day, then a chance of snow showers Monday night. Waves 2 feet or less. .TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less. .WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 1 foot or less. Wave heights are for ice free areas. $$ Hitchcock

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