Sea Temperature

Buffalo Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2020

5.8°C / 42.4°F

Current weather

-6°C / 21°F
(clear sky)

Partly cloudy

7 mph



The measurements for the water temperature in Buffalo, New York are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Buffalo water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Buffalo
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 1 0.6 0.3 1.6 3.7 10.6 19.2 21.8 18.5 11.4 7.5 2.3
Max °C 4.5 2.6 3.1 6.2 11.6 22.1 25.6 25.1 23.1 19.2 12.2 8.2
Min °F 35.2 33.9 33.7 36.7 41.8 55.6 69.1 72.5 67.1 55.6 47.3 38.5
Max °F 38.7 35.9 36.5 41.3 49.7 67.1 75.5 75.8 71.7 63.4 52 44.4

7 day tide forecast for Buffalo

  • High 12:52am
  • Low 7:30am
  • High 1:30pm
  • Low 8:14pm
  • High 1:54am
  • Low 8:25am
  • High 2:27pm
  • Low 9:09pm
  • High 2:52am
  • Low 9:18am
  • High 3:19pm
  • Low 10:01pm
  • High 3:46am
  • Low 10:09am
  • High 4:08pm
  • Low 10:50pm
  • High 4:35am
  • Low 10:58am
  • High 4:54pm
  • Low 11:37pm
  • High 5:20am
  • Low 11:45am
  • High 5:36pm
  • Low 12:22am
  • High 6:02am
  • Low 12:30pm
  • High 6:17pm
7 day tide times for Buffalo

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Troy, Hudson River) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average January sea temperatures

  • Max: 4.5°C / 40°F
  • Avg: 2.7°C / 36.9°F
  • Min: 1°C / 33.7°F
Buffalo average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Buffalo are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Buffalo (42.886450, -78.878370)

Locations nearby


Whilst sea temperatures for Buffalo are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

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Buffalo average sea temperature chart