Westport on Lake
Champlain - Now and Then
Web Cams, Current Lake Level, Weather
Cam - North View - Service Dock click for larger view
general direction of view is NNE
Floating tire breakwater is secured along wall in winter.
Open area at end of dock is ice free from our bubblers.
Current snow covers very thin ice. Ice is not safe.
Cam - East across Lake Champlain
Direction of view is 65° true. Showing Green
Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes VT, is to left side on Vermont shore.
Camel's Hump mountain behind it to right.
cams are located on the 2nd floor of the Westport Marina building at
44°10' 57"N 73° 25' 53"W. Cam elevation
is about 120 ft. above sea
and 25' above normal lake level. Time is EST
Westport NY on Lake Champlain
Chart to right usually has temp close to our dockside
Conditions are worthless. We have noted
"sunny" when completely overcast all day.
Wind speed and direction approximate
those at Burlington or Plattsburgh airports,
not what we have dockside.
"On the lake" wind is shown better
Diamond Island weather station.
Click "Full Forcast" in chart to see times
for twilight and moon phase dates.
Plan to eat on deck at The
Galley, watching moonrise.
Check our cam above to watch sun and moon rise over
Green Mountains of Vermont.
Lake Champlain is the largest
mountain lake and the sixth largest fresh water lake in the United
A Federal waterway, it is located between upper New York State (The
Adirondacks) and Vermont.
It connects in the South via the Champlain Canal to the Hudson River,
Albany and New York City.
The Lake actually flows north
the Chambly Canal to the Richeleau River in Quebec,
then by St. Lawrence River to the Atlantic, connecting to Montreal and
the Great Lakes.
It is 120 miles long; 12 miles
at the widest; 435 square miles; 587 miles of shoreline.
Average surface height is 95 feet above sea level .
Just north of Westport at Split Rock it is about 400 ft deep. The
lowest spot below sea level in the United States!
(Death Valley is only -292 feet below; NY Finger Lakes are deeper but
above sea level.)
here by Boat, Car, Train
booklet of our area of Lake Champlain
Narrows: An Interpretive Guide for Boaters [English description and download
update 8 February 2014
. Linked data and cams are current. Webmaster Bob