Marine Weather for LO 043

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 11:56 PM EST on February 11, 2016
Small Craft Advisory in effect through Sunday afternoon
Heavy freezing spray warning in effect from late Friday night through Sunday morning
Hamlin Beach To Mexico Bay Along Lake Ontario
Including Irondequoit Bay-
Rest Of Tonight
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming Southwest. Lake effect snow showers likely late this evening... then lake effect snow likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers in the morning...then lake effect snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet...then subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Friday Night
Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming Northwest. Lake effect snow. Waves 4 to 7 feet building to 9 to 12 feet.
Northwest winds to 30 knots. Heavy freezing spray. Lake effect snow in the morning...then lake effect snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 9 to 13 feet subsiding to 7 to 10 feet.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Heavy freezing spray in the evening. Snow showers. Waves 5 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely during the day. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance of snow. Waves 2 feet or less.
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Rain and snow likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet. The water temperature off Rochester is 37 degrees.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory, Ice Accretion Warning
Issued: 9:46 PM EST Feb. 11, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST Sunday...
... Heavy freezing spray warning in effect from 1 am Saturday to
7 am EST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a heavy
freezing spray warning... which is in effect from 1 am Saturday to
7 am EST Sunday.

* Winds... northwest to 30 knots.

* Waves... 10 to 13 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 18 to 33 knots
and/or waves averaging 4 feet or more are expected to produce
hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced
mariners... especially those operating smaller vessels... should
avoid navigating in these conditions.

A heavy freezing spray warning means heavy freezing spray is
expected to rapidly accumulate on vessels. These conditions can
be extremely hazardous to navigation. It is recommended that
mariners not trained to operate in these conditions or vessels
not properly equipped to do so... remain in port or avoid the
warning area.

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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
Buffalo, NY 32.0 °F
Alexandria Bay, NY 34.0 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Lake Ontario Buoy 20NM North Northeast of Rochester, NY 45012
NW Lake Ontario Ajax 45159 47 °F 0.00 ft
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Galloo Island, NY
Thousand I Brdg NY
Alexandria Bay, NY