Powerful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of The Northeast and Great Lakes

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England. Then extremely heavy lake effect snow will pound areas downwind of the Great Lakes, especially off Lakes Erie and Ontario, through Saturday afternoon.
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Buffalo, NY Local Forecast Office

3NM WSW Niagara Falls NY

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Snow

    W 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 26 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Snow

    Winds IncreasingW 31kt
    < 1ft

    High: 28 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday
    Night

    Blowing Snow

    WSW 28ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    Low: 19 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Snow Likely

    WSW 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 26 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday
    Night

    Snow

    WSW 16ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    Low: 17 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely

    W 14kt
    < 1ft

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    W 12kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    W 7kt
    < 1ft

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Winds IncreasingSE 6kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 22 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:02 am EST Feb 27, 2020
Forecast Valid: 4am EST Feb 27, 2020-6pm EST Mar 4, 2020

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Detailed Forecast

Overnight
W wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Snow with areas of blowing snow. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday
W wind 25 to 28 kt increasing to 28 to 31 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. Snow with areas of blowing snow before 9am, then snow likely with areas of blowing snow between 9am and 3pm, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow after 3pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
WSW wind 25 to 28 kt decreasing to 22 to 25 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 43 kt. Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
Friday
WSW wind 18 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow showers before 4pm, then snow showers likely with areas of blowing snow after 4pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WSW wind 13 to 16 kt becoming NW 9 to 12 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Snow likely before 7pm, then snow with areas of blowing snow after 7pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
W wind 9 to 14 kt. Snow showers likely. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
W wind 8 to 12 kt. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
W wind around 7 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SE around 6 kt in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 43.08°N 79.08°W
Last Update: 1:02 am EST Feb 27, 2020
Forecast Valid: 4am EST Feb 27, 2020-6pm EST Mar 4, 2020
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