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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS51 KBUF

FZUS51 KBUF 032038
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
338 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

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.

LEZ020-040415-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
338 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY


TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of snow showers early.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. A chance of snow
showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds to 30 knots. Cloudy.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening,
then a chance of snow showers overnight.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming south 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow showers Wednesday night.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 35 degrees.



LOZ030-040415-
Lower Niagara River-
338 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY


TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
diminishing to 10 knots or less this evening. A chance of snow
showers early.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest and
increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Snow likely in the
morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds to 30 knots. Cloudy.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mostly
cloudy.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Rain showers likely.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of snow and rain showers Wednesday night.



LEZ040-041-040415-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
338 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY


TONIGHT
Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 15 knots. Heavy freezing spray this evening.
Lake effect snow likely early, then a chance of snow showers from
late evening on. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest.
Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain showers in the
evening, then a chance of snow and rain showers overnight. Waves
3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain showers
likely. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A
chance of rain and snow showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.



LOZ042-040415-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
338 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots this evening. Heavy freezing spray
this evening. Lake effect snow likely this evening, then a chance
of snow showers after midnight. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 1
to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.

SATURDAY
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest
to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds to 30 knots. Cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast.
Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet, then subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain showers Wednesday night. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.



LOZ043-044-040415-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
338 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. Heavy freezing spray through the early overnight. Lake
effect snow early, then a chance of snow showers. Lake effect snow
likely late. Waves 10 to 13 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 16 feet.

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain and
snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 feet or
less. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

The water temperature off Rochester is 36 degrees.



LOZ045-040415-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
338 PM EST Fri Feb 3 2023

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots this evening. Heavy freezing spray
this evening. A chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to 10 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 13 feet.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest 15 to
25 knots. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. A
chance of rain showers in the evening, then a chance of rain and
snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.

MONDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to
15 knots. Partly to mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west. Rain showers
with a chance of snow showers during the day, then rain showers
Tuesday night. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.