Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
622 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AT 5
TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR WEDNESDAY 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    97.53 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.64 FEET      44 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.56 FEET      49 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.68 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 39 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...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT THEN CLEARING. LOWS IN THE
LOW TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOWER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
20 MPH.

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