Marine Weather for LO 045

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 3:31 am EST on February 12, 2016
Small Craft Advisory in effect through Sunday afternoon
Heavy freezing spray warning in effect from late tonight through Sunday morning
Mexico Bay To The Saint Lawrence River Along Lake Ontario-
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest and increasing to 30 knots this morning. A chance of snow showers early...then lake effect snow. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming North. Lake effect snow in the evening...then a chance of snow showers overnight. Heavy freezing spray overnight. Waves 5 to 9 feet.
Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Heavy freezing spray. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet building to 7 to 11 feet.
Saturday Night
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots. Heavy freezing spray. A chance of snow showers. Waves 8 to 11 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow during the day...then snow likely Monday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
South winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest. Rain and snow likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory, Ice Accretion Warning
Issued: 3:48 AM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* winds... northwest to 30 knots.

* Waves... 9 to 12 feet.

* Freezing spray... heavy late tonight through early Sunday

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
Alexandria Bay, NY 34.0 °F
Ogdensburg, NY 42.1 °F

Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
Lake Ontario Buoy 20NM North Northeast of Rochester, NY 45012
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C-MAN Station Information

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