Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
721 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR FRIDAY 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    97.29 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.47 FEET      41 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.48 FEET      40 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.63 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...

.REST OF TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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