Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
233 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY
UNTIL MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY 2 TO 4 MILES UNTIL MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...
SUBSIDING TO NEARLY CALM AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED...DECREASING TO
3 TO 5 MILES IN THE AFTERNOON.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR TUESDAY WILL BE A 3. THIS IS IN THE MODERATE
CATEGORY.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.14 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.23 FEET      44 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.25 FEET      41 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.35 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 40 DEGREES
DIAMOND ISLAND                                  40 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...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OR A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING OBSCURED
IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH.

$$


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