Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
359 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.51 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.61 FEET      43 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.56 FEET      49 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.68 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 41 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 THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACKS OF NEW YORK...

.TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH...
BECOMING WEST THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
20 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR THE GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT...

.TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
25 MPH.
.TONIGHT...CLEAR. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
25 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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