Sunday, January19, 2020
Privacy Policy
L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Albion, NY

Version 3.4
NOTICE
12/16/2019 NOAA is having trouble with requests that include wind gusts. I am posting graphs without wind gusts until it gets fixed.
10/9/2019 Updated the Marine Zones.
9/4/2019 Fixed the weather maps due to NOAA moving them.
7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.

Sunrise 7:37AMSunset 5:09PM Sunday January 19, 2020 6:39 AM EST (11:39 UTC) Moonrise 2:37AMMoonset 12:57PM Illumination 32% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 24 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
LOZ042 Niagara River To Hamlin Beach Along Lake Ontario- 606 Pm Est Sat Jan 18 2020
.gale warning in effect from 11 pm est this evening through Sunday morning...
Tonight..Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west and increasing to 40 knot gales after midnight. Rain and snow early, then rain likely with a chance of snow late this evening. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 8 to 11 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
Sunday..West gales to 40 knots becoming northwest and diminishing to 30 knots in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 14 feet.
Sunday night..Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north. Lake effect snow likely in the evening, then lake effect snow showers likely overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
Monday..Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Monday night..West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
Tuesday..West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
Wednesday..Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Thursday..Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
LOZ042 Expires:202001190415;;160398 FZUS51 KBUF 182306 NSHBUF Nearshore Marine Forecast National Weather Service Buffalo NY 606 PM EST Sat Jan 18 2020 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. LOZ042-190415-


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Albion, NY
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 43.37, -78.19     debug


Area Discussion for - Buffalo, NY
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS61 KBUF 190915 AFDBUF

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Buffalo NY 415 AM EST Sun Jan 19 2020

SYNOPSIS. A storm system to our north will move into New England today. This will result in a period of accumulating lake snows that will total over a foot in the lake snow belts. Cold weather is expected into early next week with scattered lake effect snow showers lingering.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/. Lake snows will continue to focus across the higher terrain east of the lake as the primary low level flow remains westerly through this morning. Cold air advection will send 850 mb temperatures to near -15C resulting in ample over-lake instability. Plenty of moisture available in a gradually increasing convective boundary layer with inversion heights nearing 10k feet. Fairly well aligned omega within favorable dendritic snow growth zone should support a period of decent snowfall rates. There should be a period of 1 to as much as 2 inches an hour generating daytime snowfall of 4 to 8 inches east of Lake Erie, with similar amounts likely east of Lake Ontario across the Tug Hill region. Outside of the main lake effect areas, any additional accumulations today will be minor and less than an inch.

Gusty winds will continue today, mainly during the morning, with areas closest to the lakeshores experiencing the strongest gusts to near 40 mph, with 30 to 35 mph elsewhere.

The boundary layer flow will veer to northwest later this afternoon and tonight as a secondary trough drops through. This should support fairly widespread snow shower activity. More organized lake effect snow off Lake Ontario will focus southeast of the lake from Rochester to western Oswego County. This area may see 2-4 inches of additional accumulation in the most persistent bands. Off Lake Erie, lake effect snow will continue to focus across the higher terrain of the Chautauqua Ridge. Additional accumulations of 2-4 inches are possible in the most persistent snows. Outside of the main lake effect areas, the trough may produce an inch or so accumulation. All of this will begin to diminish in intensity and areal coverage after midnight as deeper moisture departs.

SHORT TERM /MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT/. Monday weak northwest flow lake effect will continue. there will be little left in terms of deep moisture or synoptic support, and inversion heights will lower steadily. This should only support light, disorganized lake effect snow showers southeast of the lakes with minor accumulations. Another weak trough will cross the eastern Great Lakes Monday night through early Tuesday. This may support a continuation of light lake effect snow showers southeast of the lakes, but overall marginal moisture and shallow inversion heights should keep this light with minor, spotty accumulations.

Temperatures will reach their coldest Monday and Monday night. Highs will be in the lower 20s in Western NY and teens east of Lake Ontario Monday. Lows Monday night will be in the teens across Western NY, and below zero east of Lake Ontario with less marine influence.

An area of high pressure will track from the mid Mississippi on Tuesday morning to the eastern portion of the Ohio Valley by Wednesday morning. As the area of high pressure tracks east, closer to the region, increased warm air advection starting Tuesday will continue through Wednesday morning. Warm air advection will increase 850H temps from around -12C on Tuesday morning to -7C over WNY and around -10C east of Lake Ontario by Tuesday evening. With temps aloft warming, any remaining lake response will continue to diminish, and just a chance of snow showers will be possible Tuesday evening northeast of Lake Ontario as winds shift to the west- southwest. Snow showers should be mostly done with by the late evening off of Lake Ontario, with some residual cloud cover remaining from a weak lake response.

Temperatures on Tuesday will be in the mid to upper 20s south of Lake Ontario and in the low to mid 20s east of Lake Ontario, with a few mid teen reading possible across the higher terrain of the Tug Hill. Lows Tuesday night won't drop much with increased warm air advection, and will be in the upper teens to low 20s south of Lake Ontario and in the teens across the North Country.

LONG TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. The second half of the workweek will much much quieter than the first half. The deep trough over the Great Lakes and New England will quickly depart Wednesday as strong height rises spread east across the U.S., and surface high pressure builds to the east coast. This will support a return to dry weather Wednesday through Thursday. Temperatures will warm rapidly as the cold pool aloft exits, replaced by 850MB temperatures warming above 0 C. This will support highs back in the lower 40s by Thursday and Friday across lower elevations.

The forecast becomes more uncertain again later Friday and especially Saturday. The overall upper air pattern across North America will remain quite warm in the mid latitudes, however a cutoff low will move east across the eastern third of the nation. This upper level low may have just enough cold air associated with it to bring winter weather back into play by Saturday.

Some previous model runs of the GFS and ECMWF were more aggressive in bringing warm air into the eastern Great Lakes Saturday, resulting in a rain event. The 12Z GFS/GEM, and especially the 12Z ECMWF are trending colder again for Saturday and Sunday, potentially setting the stage for accumulating wet snow across our region as the upper level low moves slowly from the Ohio Valley to the eastern Great Lakes Saturday through Sunday, eventually yielding to secondary coastal cyclogenesis later Sunday off the New England coast. This system is slow moving and should have a good deal of moisture associated with it, so it bears watching. For now introduced rain and snow into the forecast for next Saturday given temperature uncertainty.

AVIATION /09Z SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY/. Low end VFR or MVFR cigs with scattered snow showers will be found at the major TAF sites through tonight, while IFR to VLIFR vsbys in lake effect snow will be found at KJHW and possibly KART. Gusty winds will result in some blowing snow where snow showers are more persistent.

Outlook .

Monday . MVFR with IFR vsbys in lake snow across the Southern Tier and in a corridor between KROC and KSYR. Monday night and Tuesday . Mainly VFR, but MVFR in leftover lake snow showers southeast of both lakes. Wednesday and Thursday . Generally VFR.

MARINE. A moderately strong area of low pressure will pass just north of Lakes Erie and Ontario overnight. Sustained winds will peak around 35 knots early this morning then back off during the day Sunday and become northwest.

TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING. Strong winds this morning will bring another round of lakeshore flooding to Lake Ontario. The combination of high lake levels, strong onshore westerly winds, and high waves will produce some lakeshore flooding in bays and inlets at the east end of the lake impacting lakeshore areas of Jefferson and Oswego counties.

BUF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. NY . Lakeshore Flood Warning until 1 PM EST this afternoon for NYZ006-007. Winter Storm Warning until 1 AM EST Monday for NYZ006>008. Lake Effect Snow Warning until 4 AM EST Monday for NYZ012-019- 020-085. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory until 4 PM EST this afternoon for LEZ020. Gale Warning until 10 AM EST this morning for LEZ040-041. Small Craft Advisory until 4 PM EST this afternoon for LOZ030. Gale Warning until 10 AM EST this morning for LOZ042>045- 062>065.



SYNOPSIS . RSH/Thomas/TMA NEAR TERM . RSH/Thomas/TMA SHORT TERM . Hitchcock LONG TERM . Hitchcock AVIATION . JLA/RSH/TMA MARINE . RSH/Thomas/TMA TIDES/COASTAL FLOODING . Hitchcock/TMA


Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
OLCN6 - Olcott Harbor, NY 28 mi39 min WSW 16 G 29 32°F 1006.1 hPa (+2.4)
RCRN6 - 9052058 - Rochester, NY 31 mi57 min 33°F 1004 hPa
RPRN6 - Rochester, NY 32 mi39 min W 12 G 19 33°F
NIAN6 - 9063012 - Niagara Intake, NY 48 mi57 min 32°F 1005.6 hPa

Wind History for Buffalo, NY
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
Last
24hr
E10
E6
G10
E5
G8
E5
G8
SE4
G7
SE7
G11
SE7
G14
SE7
G10
SE7
SE9
G14
SE9
G15
S19
G26
S19
S19
G25
SW30
G38
SW31
G41
SW30
G39
SW27
G35
SW31
SW27
W21
G27
W17
G21
SW23
G28
W22
1 day
ago
N13
G18
N12
G16
N13
G17
N11
G17
NW11
G15
N7
N5
G11
NE5
NW3
S3
SW1
G4
S1
N4
G7
E4
E6
G9
E5
E5
G9
E7
G10
E7
G10
E9
E8
G11
E9
G13
E9
G12
E8
G11
2 days
ago
W18
W16
W19
G23
NW15
W14
G18
W21
G26
W20
G25
W22
W19
G28
W18
G24
NW18
G22
NW19
G23
NW18
G24
NW21
G26
NW17
G22
NW17
G21
NW20
G26
NW22
NW15
G19
N19
G26
N14
G22
N14
G17
N12
G16
NW14
G17

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports. Follow links for more data.
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Rochester, Greater Rochester International Airport, NY33 mi45 minW 15 G 229.00 miLight Snow32°F26°F79%1005.3 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KROC

Wind History from ROC (wind in knots)
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
Last 24hrSE11SE11SE11SE11SE9SE9SE9S9S11S11S9S15
G20
S9--SW14W18
G32
W16
G23
W23
G31
W14W15W17
G25
W13
G19
W15
G24
W15
G22
1 day agoN8N10N7NW9N10N6N6CalmNW3N4N4N4CalmCalmCalmSE3CalmS3S4SE7SE6SE9SE10SE9
2 days agoNW10NW8NW16
G20
NW16
G23
NW12NW13
G21
NW17
G23
NW12
G22
N13
G22
NW12
G22
NW18
G28
NW13
G23
NW17
G25
NW17
G27
N18
G24
N17
G25
NW14
G23
N14N14
G22
N15
G21
N15
G20
N11NW8NW7

Tide / Current Tables for
   EDIT   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help
Tide / Current Tables for
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help
Weather Map
       (on/off)   Help Weather Map
wmap_A
GEOS Local Image of    EDIT
NOTE: East coast views moved to GEOS-16. They are experimental and not well supported by NOAA so they may not be correct so be warned. This change required redoing a large amount of the GOES code. If the image you are expecting is not showing, please let me know. You may need to use the EDIT function to update your location.
Link to Loop

Other links: Northern Pacific     Contential US     Full GOES-East
Wind Forecast for Buffalo, NY (6,6,7,8)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station Buffalo, NY
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map

Ad by Google

Cookie Policy:
This website uses cookies to save your settings. No personal information is saved. I do not collect statistics on your visit. You can disable cookies in your browser if you like but it is not recommended for this site. I do not sell cookies. Go to a bakery for that. In fact I do not sell anything. To disable cookies from L-36.com, please refer to the Help button in your browser.
Privacy Policy:
I do not sell or share any user data or anything else for that matter. The only personal information I save is in the site log which has a line for each page view which includes the IP address your browser sends in the header as well as which page you requested. I use this to block hackers and other bad actors. I do not use this raw data to create profiles on users. I periodically delete the log files. If you are subject to CCPA, Google ads on this site will not be based on your past behavior so you will likely not see an ad for a lawn mower just because you looked for one at a big box website. I do not believe this site is subject to CCPA but I am doing what I can to follow the guidelines anyway.
Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerous of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.