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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KBUF

FZUS51 KBUF 181118
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
618 AM EST Mon Feb 18 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.

LEZ020-181600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
618 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

TODAY
North winds around 10 knots becoming northwest. Periods
of snow this morning, then scattered snow showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Scattered
flurries.

TUESDAY
Southwest winds 10 knots or less. Mostly sunny.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Light
snow likely during the day, then rain likely Wednesday night.

THURSDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 32 degrees.



LOZ030-181600-
Lower Niagara River-
618 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Periods
of snow this morning, then scattered snow showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Scattered
flurries in the evening.

TUESDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
sunny.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southeast. Partly cloudy.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Light snow
likely during the day, then rain likely Wednesday night.

THURSDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.



LEZ040-041-181600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
618 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Periods
of snow with patchy freezing drizzle early, then snow likely late
this morning. Scattered snow showers this afternoon. The lake is
mostly ice covered.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Scattered
flurries in the evening.

TUESDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly to mostly cloudy.

WEDNESDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Light snow and rain likely during the day, then rain
likely Wednesday night.

THURSDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
West winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.



LOZ042-181600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
618 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. Periods of snow this morning, then scattered snow
showers this afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Scattered flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. Light
snow likely during the day, then mixed precipitation likely
Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY
West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain showers.
Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

FRIDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.



LOZ043-044-181600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
618 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Periods of snow through early
afternoon, then scattered snow showers late. Waves 4 to 7 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Scattered snow showers in the morning, then scattered flurries in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south less
than 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Light snow likely during the day, then mixed
precipitation likely Wednesday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of rain
showers. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

The water temperature off Rochester is 35 degrees.



LOZ045-181600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
618 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

TODAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Periods of snow this morning, then scattered snow
showers this afternoon. Waves in ice free areas 2 feet or less.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north.
Scattered flurries in the evening. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west. Mostly
sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.

TUESDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 knots or less becoming east.
Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of light snow during the day, then mixed
precipitation Wednesday night. Waves 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers
likely. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
9 feet.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.



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