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Current Boathouse Weather and Genesee River Conditions

Please follow the guidelines established in the GRC Safety Manual and your own discretion before heading out on the water. Below is current reporting directly from the US Geological Service (USGS). Depending on weather and river conditions rowing may be restricted to the canal or not at all.

Based on the GRC Safety Flow Chart, the following boats can go out without a coach*:

Boats
Canal
River
1x/2-
Yes
Yes
2x/4+
Yes
Yes
4x/8+
Yes
Yes

*Additional factors that impact your row include skill level, wind, temperature, current, daylight, and boat traffic. Always use your best judgement. Local conditions might not match this data. Do not put yourself at unnecessary risk.

For more safety information, please see the GRC Safety Manual

USGS Reporting at the Ford Street Bridge
Current Flow Rate
945 ft^3/s
Current Water Temperature
77.2 °F
Air Quality
Ozone: 30 (Good), PM2.5: 27 (Good)
Current Air Temperature
72.6 °F (feels like 76.1 °F)
Current Gauge Height
12 ft 10 in
Air + Water Temp
149.8 °F.
Forecast for this afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 17 mph.
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