Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
325 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.69 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.75 FEET      41 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.76 FEET      41 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.79 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 THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACKS OF NEW YORK...

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 35 MPH.

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 50S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.

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