Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
222 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...
SUBSIDING TO NEARLY CALM IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR THURSDAY WILL BE A 7. 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      97.57 FEET      44 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.55 FEET      44 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.62 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 42 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...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
25 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.

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