Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
312 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING TO AROUND
1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VISIBILITY GENERALLY
UNRESTRICTED.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR TUESDAY WILL BE A 6. THIS IS IN THE HIGH
CATEGORY.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.63 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.65 FEET      49 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.64 FEET      48 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.70 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 40 DEGREES
DIAMOND ISLAND                                  37 DEGREES

EARLY IN THE BOATING SEASON...WATER TEMPERATURES ON RIVERS...PONDS
AND LAKES REMAIN RATHER COLD. IMMERSION IN COLD WATER CAN BE LIFE
THREATENING VERY QUICKLY DUE TO HYPOTHERMIA AND THE BODIES INABILITY
TO WORK EFFICIENTLY IN THE COLD WATER. THEREFORE...IT IS RECOMMENDED
TO CONSIDER POSTPONING SMALL CRAFT BOATING ACTIVITIES UNTIL WATER
TEMPERATURES BECOME WARMER. HOWEVER...IF YOU CHOOSE TO VENTURE
OUT...WEAR ALL RECOMMENDED COLD WATER PROTECTIVE GEAR...INCLUDING
A LIFE JACKET...IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.

&&

.THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK...

.TONIGHT...CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING IN AND OUT
OF CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
20 TO 35 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 25 MPH...DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
25 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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